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Vol. 18. No. 19. SAN MATEO, FLA., FEB. 27,1909. Pblished Weekly, $1.00 a T.
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Local Weather Report.
19,-MIn.....46. Max... 72.
SO.- 'T" ....45. .... 77.
21,- ... 57.67" ... .78.
12,- ....64. .... 80.
28,- .....65. . 82.
24,- "' ....41. ....84.
25,- ....40. ... .8.
J._ A. Crosby spent a couple of days
uIn Jacksonville this week.
Mr. Blocker and wife have rented
rooms in T. L. Ramseys house.
Mr. and Mrs. Forest of Lowell,
Mass., are guests at the Byrlyn.
Sr. J. W. Hulse, of Washington,
D. C., arrived here Thursday and is
registered at Byrlyn.
Mr. and Mrs. Ellery. of Glovers-
ville, N. Y., were guests of Geo.
Rowland and family this week.
Miss M ary Rowley entertained a
number of young people at a Wash-
Inugton dinner Monday evening.
Mr. Hilliker, Ossining, N. Y., was
the guest of L. T. Abker a day or so
this week on route to St. Petersburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Huff and daughter
who have spent several weeks here
left Thursday for their home in Ohio.
Messrs. Frost and Derby who have
been spending some time at the Byr-
lyn left Tuesday for their homes in
Master Radcliffe Carrington cele-
brated his ninth birthday Monday
Mnd by a party given to a large com-
pa" of children,
The Wilson Cypress Co., of Palat-
ka, has under charter twelve large
gehooners to load with cypress lum-
ber for Northern ports.
Washington's Birthday was ob-
S seved st the public school by appro-
phatet exerqiMe. Songs, recitations
and essays were given by the chil-
Mr. W. A. Odthrle who has been
here a couple of weeks superintend-
inwor at the "Idlewild' left Wed-
vu for bis home nla Indiana,
wBY of- leWeek
Mrs. Towers and son, and Miss
Margaret Hulse, of Washington, D.
C., have been spending a few days at
the Byrlyn this week.
Miss May Crosby, Mrs. J. A. Cros-
by, Alden and Ralph Crosby, Har-
riet Rowley and Clifford Bailey at-
tended the lecture on "Bird Life,"
by Rev. Herbert K. Job, at the Ar-
mory in Palatka last Wednesday
The friends of Mr. and Mrs. T. J.
Wright sympathize with them in the
loss of their five months old baby
who died last Wednesday morning.
The remains of the little one were
laid away in the cemetery here on
A young white man by the name
of Clarence Whitsell, who has been
in charge of Ellwood's house boat,
was accidentally drowned at Ell-
wood's wharf at Palatka, Thursday.
The body was shipped to Virginia
Mrs. Eveland and Miss Eveland.
of Chicago, who are stopping at Nor-
walk this winter, were guests of Mr.
Allen Holton and his sister last Sat-
urday, saving attended Mr. Holton's
presentation of "Pygmalion and Gal-
atea" in Palatka the evening before.
Mr. and Mr. Chas. Stockwell most
generously opened their home last
Thursday evening to the V. I. A.
and their friends. Games were play-
ed, Ice cream and cake served, and
all present, numbering about forty,
enjoyed a very pleasant evening.
Twelve dollars were realized.
S BOsTON, Feb. 18, 1909.
By Telegraph to The Item.
Most all fruit arriving now in good
condition, big demand for nice sound
oranges $2.50 to $8.00 per box, best
grapefruit $2.50 to $8.00.
GE RISH BRos.
Cypress Shingles for
Every. House in Florida
should be weather boarded
with "itl human's" 6xo20 Cy
press Shingles. Needs no
Paint. Not Expensive. Al-
ways Looks Well. For per-
ticulars, write to
N. J. TILGHMAN & SONS
Box L, Palatka, Fla.
to the Trustees and the Board of
Trade to note the growing Interest
that is manifested in this institution
whieh has been so greatly needed for
many years past. From Palatka
Hoard of Trade Review for Feb.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
Notice is hereby given that Itnndall
Wells, purchaser of Tax Certifieate
No. t4.. dated 4th d(lay of June, A.
I)., 1 4, Ihas filled said certificate
in inlv otile., and Inas made applica-
tion for tax deed to issue in accord-
anee with law. Said certificate em-
hraces the following described prop.
erty sHituated in Putnaim County.
S orf se14 of nwt of n,14, Section
34, Township i11, Ilange 2W-r Aers.
The saikt( land being assessed at
the date. oif issuaince of such (ertif-
leate iln the liame of J. t.. I. lHoeg r.
I'nless said certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, tax lded
will issue thereon on the 6th (day of
April, A. D.. 1909.
'itn'us my official signature and
seal thin the 23d day of February,
A. D., 109W. HENRY HIUT4IHINSON,
[Seal.] Clerk Circuit Colirt,
fe26 Putnamin County. Florida.
New County Hospital.
More than twenty years ago the
people ot Palatka recognized the
needs of this institution. Particu.
larly during the past two years has
it been needed badly. Through the
efforts of Madames Catto, Moore,
Mellon and Henderson. regular win-
ter residents, assisted by some of our
home people, some eighteen years
ago a fund of $1,000 was raised by en-
tertainment, etc., from time to time.
This money was put out at interest,
and nothing done further towards
the use for which It was intended
until about a year ago,, when the
matter was brought to the attention
of the Board of Trade by it se(r,'-
tary. Dr. Oeo. E. Welch, H. M. de
Montmollin, John Walton and Dr.
E. W. Warren were appointed a
committee from the Board of Trade
to secure, If possible, this fund and
take up the matter of establishing a
hospital in Palatka. Negotiations
were entered into with Mrs. Win.
Catto, Washington. D. C. chairman
of the trustees who held the fund,
and after conferring with the other
trustees expressed a willingness to
turn the fund of $1,832.22 over to the
following trustees: Oeo. E. Welch,
H. M. de Montmollin, J. H. Haugh-
ton, D. W. Ramsaur, J. N. Walton,
L. C. Canova, H. 0. Hamm, who
were to represent the various
churches, doctors and druggists of
the city and invest the sumn in a per-
manent hospital, to be operated with-
out profit so far as the hospital Itself
was concerned, all doctors to have
an equal opportunity to practice and
and use the operating room. The
trustees met and organized as fol-
lows: Oeo. E. Welch, chairman;
J. H. Haughton, secretary; D. W.
Itainsaur, treasurer. Building Com-
inittee H. M. de Montmollin. L. ('.
Canova, D. W. Ramsaur. Finance
Committee-J. N. Walton, J. 11H.
Haughton, Ueo. E. Welch.
The Dunn property, on Emmett
street, was found to be the most de-
sirable, and was purchased at a pries
of $8,150. About this time the panic
came on us and operations were sus-
pended until December 1, when a
small piece of the lot was sold and it
was decided to go ahead anid apply
this money toward the repairs and
alterations in the building. The
Building Committee got busy and i
up-to-date plumbing has been in-
stalled and the interior of the build-
ing re-arranged, the walls being
maue sanitary, wood-work painted
Inside and out, and the building is
now nearing a stage when it will be
one of the most attractive building
That section of thh city, well
adapted for the purpose for which It
Is Intended. It is indeed gratifying
One of the best locations for a
Home and Orange Grove in San
Mateo, four acres land, lying just
west of tlie B. F. Dotney property.
Price $4OK. Will clear land and plant
in trees if desired.
Ask Mr. Crosby Mr. Foster"
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
Notice is hereby given that Randall
Wells, purchaser of Tax Certificate
No. 723. dated Int day of July, A.
D. 1901 has filed said certifleato iin imy
office, and has made, application for
tax deed to ISue in accordance with
law. Said certificate oin braces the
following described properly sitint-
ed in Putnait County, Florida,
Etw of swf of nw14. Section 25,
Townshliip) 1, tlinge 21-20 A'-res.
The said land being assessed at
thile date o f issuance of sulih .erttlf-
lcate in thie name of A. A. Knigbt.
Unless said certificate shall bho re-
deemed according to law, tax deed
will IssUe thereon on the 6th day of
Arl, A. DI)., 1909.
Fitness my official signature and
seal this the 24th day of February, A.
D. 1909. HIKNaY HUTtHINHoN,
ISeal.] Clerk Circuit Court,
fe27 Putnanm County, Florida.
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Robson & Son,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
THE LARGEST RECEIVERS OF FLORIDA PRODUCE IN CHARLESj
TON, SHIP US @RANGES, TANG ERINES AND GRAPEFIUIT. YOU
WILL FIND IT A PLEASURE TO DO SUSINMESS WITH U1 BECAUSE
WE ARE RELIABLE AND WILL TREAT YOU RIGKFT.
1M EAST BAY. I AND 2 ATLA lNC WM1W4A
THE LYON BROTHERS CO.,
330 Washington Sheetl I TiL
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES,
M PARK PLACE,
RUaeraces:--New York National Exchange Bank; Commercial Aencies;
Sl NORTH FRONT ST., PHILADELPHIA, PA.
ALL CITRUS FRUITS,
WRITE FOR STENCIL AND MARKET REPORT.
Established 1890. .. .. .. .. .. ORAPMES.
TA&ER %t. .. ............ .. .. .. GRAPEFRUIT.
W. 1 STANTON
PINEAPPLES A SPECIALTY.
Wholesale Commission Merchants
362 NORTH FRONT STREET.
Th eArthur Courtin Co.
. .Re-rc: i Harry Jrnirngs, Tibbals, Fla.; Saegar Bros., Ankona, Fla.; C.
A RrKr; &E Fla-: E. A. Thomas, Deerfield, Fla.; M. V. Williams,
Prta& Grt'# Fa.: Consolidation National Bank, and all mercantile agen-
c4es AS~K FOjR STENCIL.
85-87 FRONT ST,
Solicit Consignments of
Oranges and Grapefruit.
An experience of
guarantees prompt and satisfactory returns
Stencil and Market Letteis on Application,
Oranges, Grape Fruit, Pineapples
and All Florida Products.
r BET IN TOUCH WITH US. WE HAVS EXQE
FOR HANDLING FANCY FRUIT, VEGETABLE
I WRITE OR WIRE FOR MARKET..
( RUBBER STAMP ON APPLICANT ION.
' CHASE. W. APPLE L & CO., LTD,
0M POYDRAS STREET.
AND PRODUCE .
N- .** *
NEW ORLEANS, LA.
of fruits and vegetables are glr
|3111S quiek service l and low prices for 9
uI RUSER STAMPS AND STENCII
SU U -21S *u drout d Street.
SE. NNETT RUBBER STAMP & SEAL CO.
rape Frit, Orfafes, Pineapples, Etc.,
J. P. AUER & CO.
Produce and Commission Merohants.
Hadquater for Florida Fruits and tblsU.
45 Ninth Avenue, 400 W. 14i U tei.
WRITS FOR CATALOG,
- -w- l &_
24 'V6r Bxperience In Selling Florida Oranges.
s2 and 54 MASS9
Commercial St. BOSTON MASS.
Mombtef of NaUonal Legaue C oimmisson Merchants of U. 6>
teforeace: The Item, 4th Nat Bank, Boston.
WJUTB US F Ot ( TNCILAl
* OUR LEADING SPECIALTY
Oranges and Grapefruit
In Car Lots
SHIPPERS-NORTHWESTERN MARKETS GET RESULTS.
WRITE FOR PARTICULARS
The Callender-Vanderhoof Co.
CAR LOT DISTRIBUTORS
FRUITS AND PRODUCE.
NO. 94 PARK PLACE, NEW YORK.
FLORIDA PINEAPPLES, GRAPEFRUIT, ORANGES AND VEGET
WRITE FOR STENCILS.
Florida Fruits and Produce
279 WASHINGTON STREET. . . NEW YORK.
SPECIALTIES: Pineapples, Oranges, Grapefruit, Early Vegetables.
ORANGES AND GRAPEFRUIT
ORANGES, GRAPE FRUIT, TANGERINES,
Vegetables in Season.
Geo. B. Long & Co.,
149 Michigan Street. Buffalo. N. V.
WE HAVE BRANCH STORES AT ERIE, PA., AND OIL CITY, PA.
Florida Representative: COLUMBIA NAT. BANK of BUFFALO
FRED N. DICKEY. SAN MATEO ITEM.
If you wish to keep posted
market prices in.
Ask F. M. Leonard & Company
for their regular fruit quotations.
Philip E Eddy,
PROVI ENCE, RHODE ISLAND.
Car Lots of
Charleston, S. C.
NO SALE FOR GRAPEFRUIT.
CAN HANDLE YOUR SHIPMENTS TO GOOD
Sands, Furber & Co.,
FRUITS and PRODUCE
FANEUIL HALL MARKET, .
SC. H CUMMINGS,
H. F. RICE,
S. ESTABLISHED 1867.
PHILLIPS & SONS,
Members of National League of Commission Merchants of the United States
FLORIDA FRUIT AND PRODUCE OUR SPECIALTY NOW. IMPORT-
ERS AND EXPORTERS.
iMFERENOES: Chatham National Bank, N. Y.; Aetna National gank, N.
Y. Fidelity Trust Co., N. Y. and Commerelal Agenoles.
" W WASINUrON STREET, e NEW YORi6
Largest car lot handlers in Chicago. Members National L.'av;Io of Com-
mission Merchants, the best recommendation a liousR tan hat Write
our ,Bank, National Produce Bank of Chicago, about u;. A !k any fruit
trade paper about us. Your intercut s our ours. (.tit n ltuich with good,
M. CEORGE & COMPANY,
0. B5 60. WATER ST., CHICAGO, ILL.
BRIP IT TO
E. B. REDFIELD & CO.
Fruit and Produce Commission Merchants,
Receivers of Oranges, Grape Fruit, Pineapples and all kinds of Southern
References: 'First National Bank
of Tampa, Fla., The National Bank NO. 212 DOCK STREET
of Northern Liberties, Philadolphia;
Thoe 0. Painter Fertilizer Com-
pany, Jacksonville, Fla.
i WILLIAM H. GROfCOTT, RItpreoentative.
Prompt Returns. Quotations on Request.
OLDEST ESTABLISHED HOUSEBIN WASHINGTON.
'I Establi shed 1841.
W. 0. SHREVE & SONS,
NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN FRUIT PRODUCE
.921-B Street, 7N. W. Washington D. Q.
personal afteant6on gloena l conlsgnments whether ear lots o lea".
, bsb Ntp& L ttI Ctd6ol 1a 1t0,4haHtd t of United Atate.
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King Edward is an eathulastleo
host, and never feels more at bome
than when, surrounded by gusts la
the Oak Room -at Windsor Castle,
with his glass uplifted, be drinks .to
a toast proposed either by himeift
or his friends. Cabinet lMinisters,
private friends, a few naval and mill-
tary men of the highest rank, with
some two or three members of the
royal family, usually make up the
This Is how guests who have re-
celved the honor of a "dine and
sleep" Invitation from the King are
entertained at Windsor Castle. On
arriving at the visitors' entrance they
are conducted to their various rooms,
and, unless they have a friend among
the household-ln-walting, or are Im-
mediately sent for by his Majesty,
there is an interval of two hours
before it is time to dress for din-
ner. The Invitation, which is official-
ly issued by one of the royal secre-
taries. is to "dine with the King
and to spend the night at Windsor
Castle," and the guests are expected
to assemble in the corridor at half-
past 8, in full evening dress, which
At a quarter to 9 the King and
Queen and those (members of the
royal family who are In residence at
the castle enter the corridor, bow
to the company assembled and pro-
Geed at once into the Oak Room,
Where unless the guests exceed twen-
ty in number, dinner is always serv-
ed. The Oak Room adjoins the cor-
ridor and looks out on the famous
Quadrangle. One side is hung with
tie gorgeous Gobelin tapestry pro-
rented to the late Queen Victoria
6Y Louise Philippe, and a monster
Vfdeboard laden with magnificent
plate is a prominent feature.
Dinner lasts about two hours, and
besides the servants who wait, clerks
of the kitchen and cellarmen, all in
their full dress, are also In the room.
The meal' consists of several elabo- t
fteo courses, and the wines are of ,
Onsurpassable excellence. Chami
Oagne, claret and Madeira are usn
ally on the table, and Rhine Wine
Wa which the King has a splendid
stock sla often produced.
When everybody has finished the
Queen rises from the table, and with
Iher depart the ladies of the con.
pany to change their gowns for the
aocal portion of the evening. The
men remain seated with the Kinl
for a time, and often Indulge in a
few short and light speeches as the
toasts are proposed. Of these His
Majesty la particularly fond, warmly
participating in the fun and laughing
heartily at some of the jokes. Af.
ter a short while the ladies reas-
*mable In the corridor with the men.
and this opportunity is taken by their
ajestes to shake hands and speak
a few words to each of their guests.
faaving gone round the circle, the
King and Queen retire, and the corn
paUy adjourns to one of the drawing
ooms to spend the remainder of
the eveSing with muscle and bridge.
Should the p gramme Include a
theatrical performance, the guests
eelve a personal invitation from his
m '&lajet to witness the play, and
S 0ey should be In their places by 11
Somek, thir Majestieas etering about
el f an hour later. For those who
do s t earM to attend there Is as
m 4 llest billiard room in the castle,
M M irtable mOek ing rom,.
,j thmee wbo wish caa retire ao
w 4 OsWe0 0le61e. The King and
,o 4 bed ost 11:80 e'eloeek.
W ~f a warm ath ti toe
1AM te. 41ve *wrd wth oems of the
US He M-a hoospo
St),eO d tables, aad the v
't", ~Igg leave of their hoi
arty return to Lawdon 'by
10:10 o'clock traia.-Tit-Bits.
UMNRN BURIAL CASKETS.
only I0 Per Cent. of the Dead Burled
ew*adyes in the Old Time Coffin.
An elaborate burial casket lately
made fi-this city was lined with us11.
sad severed with silk plush, both
dining and covering being of a dell-
eate peachbloom pink. At least one
such casket has been covered with
pijM of a Nile green: and push co.-
(red caskets are mnde In blue, white,
Mak, gray and purple, purple bIing
the color most often used. MadM of
the finest matsriale, such caskets are
expensive, ranging in price from 8900
While easkets suoh as these might
excite wouder, yet burial oaaketq of
one sort and another have now comta
into such general use that throtg'h.
out a great part of the country prob-
ably not more than 10 per cent. of
those who die are buried in comlnn.
With this change has oome a great
change In burial customs.
The old time coin was made in
one andenly familiar style. It might
be made of whitewood or oak or
mahogany, and It might be expen-
sively trimmed, but it was still a cof-
fin; and by the tabinet-maker or the
undertaker all coffins were made. The
modern burial casket is made in hun-
dreds of styles and Its manufacture
is a business by Itself.
Burial casket of the least expetn-
Give sorts, of whitewood stained In
imitation of oak or mahogany, nma=
be bought at a cost not much greater
than that of a coffin; and a cloth cov.
ered casket may now he had as low
as $40. The great majority are those
ranging in price up to about $100,
and the greatest demand Is for cas-
kets black cloth covered.
There are burial caskets covered
with embossed velvet; and metallic
caskets of aluminum and bronze.
burial caskets of bronze coating from
$1,100 to $1,800; and there are many
caskets, some in great simplicity of
design and others richly covered,
made in various fine woods.
Here Is a massive burial casket of
teakwood. its cost $1,000. Here i.
a casket of dark red mahogany An.
shed with marqueterie work, the In-
lay being of sycamore, the price be-
ang $900. Here Is a casket ma4o
of what-is called vermilion wood, cof
L deeper hue than even the darkest
ed mahogany and having a beautiful
grain. and4 ee halme and beau-
Iful aek* of li ahogany, this
Burial caskets made of the silver
naple are very beautiful. Of this
natural color the maple would be
rery light, almost white, but to be
ised for this purpose it is so treated 1
A to make it gray, and ths not on
he surface alone but all through. !t
s a wodl with beautiful natural
markings, and the beautifully marked
ray wood is Baished in the made up
*et with a dull smooth polish.
lowM $500 to $800 the silver maple
*akets cost; more of them are sold
i Philadelphia than In any other
Amerlmn burial oakets In consid-
emble numbers are now reported to
various foreign counties, Including
the West Indies and Bouth America
and England, South Africa and Aus-
VATICAN BY ELECTRIC LIGHT.
Beauty of Borgia Rooms Revealed By
"Have you seen the fresoome to
Ahe Bo$a awatmit by eletlte
ishtl aIs the qusee oof the mo.
mnat In Me Uteu-l Oty.
Thboe who have eamwered it i to
.taM ve, ea the Slow in
haste" to f r -.rmAeI I
"d that te gay M M ,
" a 4 -MM" la w ,P,.,i A4
A BOOBY HUT.
Lone survival of an Old Ya3%ee
Fashion In Sleighs Goes to
A booby but sleigh, so-called in the
days when Yankees considered it ef-
feminate for a man to ride in a cov-
ered carriage, has just been premwnt.
ed to the Ellsworth House, the home
of the Connecticut Daughters of the
American Revolution. The sleigh which
Is said to be considerably over a hun-
dred years old, was for many gen-
erations the property of the Alsop
family of Midd4etown, Conn.. an4 so
far as is known is the only one of its
kind In existence in New England.
It *s a covered sleigh, with a cab
like that of the modern automobile,
and the driver's seat in ftont behind
a high dash-board. Heavy straps in
front and baok are used to suspend
The sleigh is built of heavy oak
with Iron re-enforcements. The run-
mers, which are about three ila&es
wide, end abruptly near the rear of
the cab. The Interior of the cub is
upholstered with a fabric of athte
with a blue figure. In the badk of
the cab, near the top, Is a window
with an adjustable shade.--Windsor
(Conn.) correspondence of tbr, Now
A Broadway woman insists on ev-
ealy-divided chicken liver ftr her two
Jealous dogs. It's a safe bet, to the
New York Commrcisal that, aee has
never praaMd -nh for a balf
deoe hungry school children st
boae for la90h.
hes I tu,
.A Aoolbya judge has smteseed
than habitual crimisals to terms of
ortyoe year eachmob. That will give
eom taime to elhms their htabt4
eumomata the Detom Traaolpt. [
mlration thaee rtably 4 r
lofty oms, where the eve sa
epiodes of a long buried past oelor
for remembrance-but It has been r*
served for the finger of modernity
to bring to light some of their blth-
erto unrevealed beauties.
In the daytime, by reason of their
aspect, It Is somewhat difficult to
realize thlir exquisite coloring, but
at night the clear yet subdued radi-
ance of electric lamps shines down
upon the matchless tints of Pinturlo-
ohio's frescoes, and It is then espe-
cially that the 1forgla atmosphere be-
comes a thing to be felt.
The Borgia apartment, adorned by
the celebrated Uimbrian painter for
Alexander VI.. Is situated on the lrst
floor of the Vatican palace under the
stanze of Raphael. Julius II. was
their next occupant, but he deserted
them and tor 400 years they re-
In 1816 they were again taken into
use as a picture gallery, but sufte-
quently. owing to the scarcity of
Ihitt, the paint ing-3 placed there were
removed and the rooms were convfart-
ed into a somewhat miscellaneous
sort of museum and Library. TMir
restoration was begun by the late
pontiff, Leo XIII., in 1891.
One enters first the Hall of P
teries, hung with splendid tapestries
and richly decorated by Pinturicchlo
hfinself. Beyond the Hall of Mj's-
teries is the Hall of Saints, the best
preserved and most beautiful room
of the series. Here Pinturlcehio Is at
his best, the "Dispute of St. Catlut-
rine before Maximlan" being consid-
ered by many the artist's master-
Next is the Hall of Science and
Art, with splendid allegorical patnt-
Ings by Pinturiccho. There are two
withdrawing rooms beyond, but these
were decorated by later and less able
artists. It is In the Hall of Science
and Art that the present occupant of
the Borgia apartmwt, Cardinal Mer-
ry del Val. Secretary of State to Plus
X., receives his visitors. He uses
the adjoining Torre Borgia as a
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Robust Health Ruime.
M R. SYLVESTER E. SMITH, Room
218, Granite Block, St. Louis, Mo.,
writes: "Peruna is the best friend a
sick man can have.
"A few months ago I came here in a
wretched condition. Expomoure and
dampness had ruined my once robubl
health. I had ca-
The Sic k tarrhal affections of
Man's Friead. | the bronchial tubes,
T- and for a time there
was a doubt as to my recovery.
"My good honest old doctor advised
me to take Peruna, which I dia and in
a short time my health began to im-
prove very rapidly, the bronchial
trouble gradually disappeared, and in
three months my health Was fully re.
"Accept a grateful man's thanks for
his restore Lion to perfect health."
ASK YAUR DRUGGIST FOR A
FREE PERUNA ALMANAC.
Garden 6 Fatm.
Thi years l busnes, with
a teady increasing trade every
year-until we have today one
of the largest businesses in seeds
in this eouAtry..is the ust of
evidence as to
We am ..a..a.....a .0.
Gras and Clover Seeds,
T. W, Wm&igis,.
tmet a dalshie o
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3swwrmson fhr the Visitor or H~w
am Mate, Puta m Couty, bW
MI s the east bank of the St.
Jdto RiverW, ad 0 feet above it
T highest pat in iorda, eat bf
thEM Juas river, which Is omeatt
m- wide at ths pfltt.
$wve amle from Palatka, our eouaty
'J@4, (olty of 4,000), 8 mlles from
U Agasptle and about T allies
The terslaus of a branch of tho
ririda Bast Coast Railway. The de-
pot beag there" quatre of a nu;e
bron the river wharL
Advantages and Attractions.
San Mateo has good shelled roads
and miles of aha 4 dewalks. Beauti
fal wateroak line both aides of
streets. and meet overhead In anOy
T*o chronhe, publeo ad private
school, teoegtph, telephone, express,
money order postomfee, three mails
daIly, meat market, two general
stores, who take orders and deliver
goods at your door, weekly paper.
The plaoe Is Incorporated, but no
town taxes have been collected for
over ten years the many public im,
provemnts are made by the push and
generoety of the citizens and pulling
together. The state and county taxes
are about 20 mills on about one-third
Good hunting and fishing, deer, tur-
key, ducks and quail, black bass and
other Florida fresh water fish.
Good boarding house, Byrlyn Place,
open winters; rates eight to tea dol-
lars per week; $2.00 day.
81x thousand people went through
the San Mateo Fruit Company's grove
here last season.
One of the best advantages Sam
Mateo enjoys sla transportation; being
an both river and rail is an advantage
that few Florida points enjoy. The
past season, for inptaaoe, railroads
and terminals at Jacksoville were
more than congested and fruit ship.
ped from points down the central
part of the state was, In some eases,
three weeks getting to Jacksonville,
ea route to northern market, and
did not bring enough to pay froight,
while San Mateo shippers, at same
time. would ship from here one day
and have fruit go out of Jacksonville
on the Clyde ship the next. This Uit
tie. matter this season alone was
worth thousands of dollars to the San
Mateo srowers and the homeseeker
will do well to bear in mind trans-
portaUou and cheap rates that come
with eumpetition, In selecting a Flor-
The population is about 380, who
seae mosad from the northern states.
As a class they are men of means,
progressive and asolable Have a bet-
ter class of homes than can be found
ta any place in the south of Its sise.
The building kept panlated and
grounds an good order.
On account of Its high altitude.
there is no healthier spot nla Florida
herall the year round or for the win-
ter visitors. For those who come to
FPlorida ua amount of health, many
fad this higher altitude, dry anad
balmy air is better than the lower,
more harab air found In salt water
The principle business Is orange
growing. rSome 400 acmrs l grove
ame here, and as this proves pradtt
able, these is not much attention paid
S ler cropa, although there are some
vW tables grown fqr -ipmg-t and
The reult of 17 years' experlence as builder of HIGHORADE FRU IT ORADERS. A perfect Grader, easj
ft operate, cannot bruise the fruit, cannot clog In the machine, Ilghtest r running and most up to date machipe
Oa the market. Special Packing House Machinery built to order, Supplies, Equipment, Etc. Write me 6at
mytking you want. Nothing too small to reoelve my perdomal attention. All kinds of turned work to orM
Fr pries and circulars write the Inventor and manufacturer.
DeW. N. MAULL, Palatka, Florida, U. S. A.
_---___I"____ ___-----_-- -- -- -. ^ ---- -*---- -. -
cattle and hogs seem to be profit-
As an instance for pro1,t in* a goo4
orange grove. Mr. B. F. Dotney, from
less than seven acrcs last sc.sou,
shipped $6.200 worth of fruit.
The soil varies :I great deal from
high pine to low and hi;'h hammock,
all within a mi!e. so that lands .for
any purpose or crops can be secured.
San Mateo can be reached from
Jacksonville hy F'lrlda East Const
railway or Iachl an:d Milhr line
steamers (see time tablri (.l.;-,whcrr.
nla this paper). The Clyde's St. Johns
river steamers arrive lhere about 10
p. m. so do not ndvlse this route.
Fare D. & M. line $1 25; railroad $2
Launch Rainbow Icaves Palatka
every afternoon at 1T). Lucas lino
steamers 2 30 p. m., every day but
B. & M. line from Palatka 3 p. m.
Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays,
find three trains daliy on F. E. C.
railway. Fare from Palatka 25 centu
any route. tf
"s CURE TM LUNG$
aI A THROAT LUM
Ox MoWNWr w mmI7 D.
FIRST-CLASS ORANGE BOXES
FRUIT & VEGETABLE CRATES
Of all Kinds, Orange Wraps, Cement-Coated Nails,
Cypress Field Boxes, Spruce Pole Ladders, Etc.
WRITE FOR PRICES.
When in Palatka don't :Fil to visit the Wondorland
Theatre. The MOVING PICTURE SHOW of quality.
Entire change of programme each night.
Your fruits and vegetables to the live house,
in the live market, on a live street:
214 LIGHT STREET,
Account Sales aid 'Check Dally. Stencils and Stamps furnished on
References: M"rehants' Nationalt lank, Ifultimore; Miurchlson Natl.n-.
al Bank, Wilmington, N. C.; New York Produce Exchiange.
Wire or write today for quotations. Agents wanted.
IMn Yewr Own Fertilizer
--a t* Sanall Aost WMith
onS paim W.PP
FEKED AND wAI
Fine saddle horses. AgentJ Stude
baker ifts. Mfg. Co., South Beon,
I&d. Phoae t P. 0. Box 6,. Platft
y North and Freeze?
Come to San Mateo and spend the winter out of doors, and you
YI Iyo want to rent a cottage, write us; we have them furnished,
iWady to move in. Byrlyn Place. (see advertisement In this paper)
S* not be beaten In Florida for a board Ing house. Writo-
Rea Estate Agency.
tand very : ut y i t.1:ta1.attertor a koe l-nr .e
but onsceous t c.rfour great : ssnuf~scts rif (act :1'!r6 T C
Nell it to you for 11S 11H liiSshow you wfiL.I you U cslavel'
blUrin 41rt-ct i rotn the factory thsat munLes not's I::., but
cleaIrs. t.e mak e ass!t sell r sairs right here li t' r~ouV1 to
rem at Iowei- WNCic50!C PrIces, Which i crmsa 51
to YOUof at Ieaus.t tathisrd on every cbsc Ir you bv7 u tl' sn
What this RMosauli.toisfnIfrnlsP~uy-your homne I Can you
afford not to iscal far (bmtirfee musviratul catalogue to-day
uni t tke fldvantagecr C t e 1)1;?sayings? 4P
Over Prnroiiflercnt lzndv of chairs for parlor. dining.
SoakittItleu, port It, hal1, Mom. iee, from the chett s
totisebeit nrP,-srwirmni:i t-I.s"1irge 1I1tmtrated eats
,a-- spcd h~ristman tl*4&-VRtELivcryclsa r
guaranteedo exr~cily as rcpresentc or your uioney back. M
nUUAmeiIRTa0n vEMMA" CmCs~ OSP in.. Jacaqmuwa.L& Fia. P~c
F.eA Gerber & Son,
Furniture and House Furnishing Goods
of all descriptions. Undertakers and Embalmers.
Just arrived complete line Crockery and China Tableware Hote&
ware, Toilet Bots, Odd Pieces China Glaerware, Lamps, et*.
106-112 FRONT ST, PALATKA.
lOUR BIG -'
DESCRIBES AND PRICES OUR
ELEGANT LINE Of HIGH.
CLASS VEHICLES HARNESS
St" ran ff.
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AND SAVE $25 TO $35 ON A HIfG
GRADE SOUTHERN STYLE BUGGY
We positively save you from 30 to
80 per cent. on Budefs-A postal
request Is all It will cost you to know
how we do It.
.STOP paying the extortion levied by des e on
buggies and put this money In your own po.ke
Write us today, and give us a chance to put ou9.
dtaims before you. If we can't prove them, we
won't ask you to bby.1a
MALSBY.hIu'P & CO. 2 A& t 2 Fsyth SMqada.ea.
CIGARS, TOILET ARTICLE" BTO.
Tilghman's Condition Powdeir, for Cattle, Horses and Sheep.
An excellent appetizer for domestic animals, fattening, lad gives
s fne* appearance and glossiness of coat It is an Infallible cure for
lick" la' battle, and is also specially recommended for hog cholera,
Sele agents, ACKIRMRAN 6 BTrWART, Palatkh Fla.
Full directions on baot of box.
PALATKA. * FLORIpA.
KE/N ERLg HARrDWAREe O.
Are County Agents for the
OLIVER CRILLED PLOWS
Also for the
PIANUT JUNIOR CUIAIVATORA
In fact. we sell everythla ina the
Line, BTOVDS of all kinds, Cookln aWastlu, Hames, 'race Obafas
Plow CasUnin, Spases, Hoes, Shvels, Rakes, lJaa Awea, St.,
Poultry and Fence Wire.
Watch Palatka and This Section. Now's the Time to Get
In at Bottom Prices.
REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE AND INVESTMENT AGENCY,
REAL ESTATE BOUGHT AND SOLD ON COMMISSION BASIS. PURE
WATER. FARM LANDS, THE BEST IN FLORIDA, IDEAL WINTER
HOMES, FLOWING SULPHUR WELLS.
LOCATE WHERE IRRIGATION IS EASY AND CROPS ARE SURE
CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED. AM SURE TO PLEASE YOU.
SThE SOMMER-HART ORANGE CLIPPER
The clpper is made after a de sign furalshed by Mr. W. 8. Hart oi
, awks Park. It contains all the e sontials of a first class clipper, being
m a~ of the best steel, and rounded tips to prevqat clipper cutting. When
O~Ne .uae this clipper, you will use no other. The best is the cheap.
iP by mal 14JIaoh, post paid, price per dosesa $1.00, express
& O* PAINTER PERTILIEER 00MPANY,
deekeeaville, Fledda, Ge1* Aga
Wholesale Fruit and Produce.
SOtTHERN FRUITS AND VEGBTJABLS A SPMCIAILT.
"&. W48 0 a W N. Wr
WASI'INGTONt S S
MALSBY MACHINERY CO.,
22 OCEAN ST.,
TELEPHONE NO. 574.
We carty at Jacksonville a large
and complete stock of portable and
stationary engines, boilers and saw
Skills; all woodworking machinery;
Small kinds of saws, belting and mill
We have many thousands of satis-
fled customers who will testify to the
merits of our goods.
It will pay you to get our PRICES and TERtMS before buying. We are
general Southern Alents for FARQUHAR Engines, Boilers and Saw'Mills.
A POSTAL WILL BRING OUR SALESMAN. WRITE FOR ILLUSTRATED
EAST COAST BARGAIN HOUSE,
or tea ymn the aIdlnffi gerl mer*ebrmauis utabhuam at
ast Florida, sad ill a t tIhe head.
ITAPLU AND FANCT--
Dry Goods, Shoes,
e" 0sla. a *eMv kWI. A wmaM Em A . M all a
I.M a W" rWiU -a B4-- uwi- upes.s
*an Mate, Fla.
- A -
W. OIAL AND UnTAIL
WHOLESALE AND "RETAIL DRUGGISTS.
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i *'i S
's,; -F .*
THE DOCEA8BD WIF'8 SISTER.
Marriage with a deceased wife's
sister, although it has been lawful
la this country, was only legalized
In Great Britain quite recently. And
as such marriages are clearly forbid-
den Id "A table of kindred and af-
inity, wherein whosoever are related
are forbidden in scripture and our
laws to marry together," which
stands on the last page of the Eng-
lish prayer book. the vicar of Eaton,e
Norfolk, England, refused to give a
man who had married his wife's sis-
ter the Holy Communion as they
knelt together at the altar rails. The
Vicar said he considered them "open
and notorious evil livers," which the
rubric of his prayer book authorized
him to feel from the sacrament. An
appeal was taken to the ecclesiastical
courts, and the question has been d(e-
elded against the clergyman. The
question has now been settled by
"law," and as for "scripture," seeing
that the children of Isreal were per-
mitted to marry a wife's sister when
the wife was deceased, the average
man would have thought It wise to
abstain from fighting a battle over
a divine ordinance which was Intend-
ed by its founder to a symbol of
peace. The two English jnonarchbs,
Charles II, and George IV., who were
designated "religious and grnaclous"
in the prayer book, were never re-
pelled and the church of England.
as it has no pope. seems to be wise
in leaving her members to the disci-
pline of the conscience rather than
to the discipline of the priest. Un-
doubtedly another link between
church and state has now been brok-
en, and possibly when some of these
high church zealots see a Baptist or
a Lutheran claiming the right to oc-
cupy the pulpit in St. Paul's Cathedral
in a disestablished church, they will
be disposed to admit with Sydney
Smith and Voltaire that there are
"men, women, and clergymen," Such
contentions hasten the disestablish-
ment and disendowment of the
church "for better or for worse."--
A Doctor of Laws. in the New York
S~MI-DECOLIEBTAGE GOOD FORM.
The semi-decolletage, as I call it,
is an Americanism. In London one
sees the full decollete used indis-
criminately for anything that happens
after 7 o'clock. Personally I have
never altogether approved the Eng-
lish usage I., its entirety. The de-
collete gown never seemed to me In
quite good taste for the rather mixed
assemblage of a public dining room:
and furthermore, it leaves nothing
In reserve to mark the greater form-
ality of really Important and brilliant
The real semi-decollete gown, when
It Is not called upon to be ambidex-
trous or amphibious or whatever you
would choose to call a poor dress
that is expected to look equally well
In daylight or lamplight, is a genre
quite as apart from the decolletage
as from the day gown. It has a bo-
dice that may be as low-cut in the
lining as a full decolletage, but the
neck is discreetly veiled with dia-
phanous tulle or lace. It need be
no lower, necessarily, than the little
Dutch, low-neck waists or collarless
(rocks that are so general on our
beaches or even In remote country
districts in the summer-time: certain.
ly nothing that the most conservative
person could'criticize as exposing or
conspicuous in the slightest degree.
It Is simply a concession-this semi[-
decollete gown-to the little niceties
of life; a recognition of a convention
that Is old enough to be orthodox. It
centuries of usage count for any-
And for once we have stumbled on
a fashion that is really economy; for.
Instead of having to havt a high-neck-
ed gown for the theatre and a semi-
Wwitecked gown for an Informal din-
ner. a woman now needs but the one
drets for both ocer('alo). The theatre
dress nfl s uon entirely eliminated.-
From the Dellnentor.
Th t there se two sides to Oevry
That the "Schol for Scandal" ti
not a recognized educational Instru-
ment which fits her for the "School
That there are two essentials to
her success-tact and charm of man-
That nerves are not conducive to
a Vere de Vere manner.
That children are just ta suscepti-
ASHION NOTble to "mothering" as dogs.
FASHION NOTEd. That the reason they are less con-
Gold slippers are quite daringly tented than men is that women ma,-
worn. nify their troubles and men pass over
Waists are undoubtedly growing the small things-they are content to
longer. "let the little world pass by."
Watteau scenes are the most ex. That the hope of every woman lies
ploited In fans. in one of two directions-to make or
The kid and tatin evening slipper take a name for herself.
has been ousted by gold, sliver and That her personality, her little airs
bronze. and graces, her faults and foibles are
Rose vhades of all materials are all instrumental In shaping the man-
to the fore this seraon. ners of men. and that she has only
Messaline. In many supple and al- herself to blame or praise for their
luring weaves. is In great favor for attitude toward her.
draperies. That It Is good for her to closa
Close. clinging styles have not yet eyes to all externals at least once
received the expected setback, and every day and soar quite away Into
will now probably prevail well into oblivion--then to come back and be
the spring, happy for the rest of the hours.
One of the newest girdle( Is a
waistcoat shape with turn-back rev- REV. ANNA SITAW'S VIEWS.
ers and topped by a lace Jabot which The Rev. Anna II. Shinw. writing
falls from the throat to the top of iL of the election In Denver. Col, says-
Most of the si eves of elaborate "Conditions were so good that had
gowns are of the r-ane lace or not any one told me anything like the
as the yoke'. tl ough therp has h),,,n real truth I weouM not have helievel
an effort to establish the feeve like it. It was so much better than I
the gown. dreamed an election could be.
In the very latest mniolels the waist "Not one man did I seP Intoxient-
:nows slgns of leng1hithening. d All the saloons were (closol front
A liking for fabric contrasts is one and back. Their order was pi'rf''t
of the fancies of the season. Men and women fell in leti oevery-
Rich olive > green makes up some whero without the sliight.est disorder r.
of the nmi '.t h;eroming sttre(t stlit- "In one ip lling place on Ca'pitol
Lac. yokes, andi sleeves continue 11111 the women v(tihlg formlI 551 per
popular in sFpit' of their long iuae. cent. of the total vote. and the pro-*
A novelty in fur introducing by sov- )portion r: n,!z(Id from that to 3:7 I er
eral Parli d,'re'smakers this year (-ent. In the rei'siletlllI and industrial
takes the foriu of straps of fur on parts of th,, city. In thli slums out
walking ldrecesS. of 700 p)er-'ous r<,'i-treld 100 wer'
Very cliarmin' for women wi omen, and only twen'1ty of those
fresh faces and fair skin8 are the voted.
new amethyst hats which have just "More than half the voting places
come into the inode. were In sitting rooms or parlors of
One of the n( west yokes Is made houses. The absence of excitement
of tucked cl.iffon in tlie co!or of the
,;own, underlaidl with gold or silver
tissue; and 'the s;l.ee'v.; are often of
the Fanme order .
Th' now Pio'nle.! v"il- wl'h l n" of
the iolnts d aped b fore the face' I.
more beconting to tlihe rounl-faced
woman than to the tall, thin woman.
CLASS1"r N T I' I.
Another Nexaipi', o, the new gown
derives Its grace, ;andi (har:m from both
lines and materials. A new satin,
the Cleopatra, somet hing heavier
than a liberty ifnauihe, b1ut equally
lustrous andIi soft. is th- chosen fab-
ric, in royal blue. T'irh novelty is its
classic tunic, sweeping Into a train.
Square oil the ends n'l, ft.d falling with-
in half a yard in front of the uuler-
skirt, which, on the shid's and back.
Keep up the loimg train lines. This
Stunic rises in princess style into a
i'oa(d corsage., baid, richly wrought
with jewels andl golg. A long-sleev-
ed gulmlip of tuck('d tulle dressing the
neck In the inod!-!i ii"h manner, rut-
tied to the ears, is litt. 1 to |w'rfe'-
lion. Little' till!, to min.tch, turned In-
to scarf Ilngth, l)ec(onmes thle artistle
feature. Two unlks tart uiid'r thli
corsage band in front, at bust Ilie.
and are, ex\uiuiitely draped high on
each shoulder, thlen brought into)
plaited narrowiess. s i, lln then' cros (i
over the t(op el Ie o' corsIg.Ie In the
back. From that senitred point its
pluats are released aind the scarf ends-
pass under the arini. The enid on th,
right Is made invi bible, while the one
on the left falls into a long, full-plait-
ed sash end, andols trimmed with a
very deep goMl thread paIsementerlo.
The tunic has a bottom border of
gold thread embroidery. The under-
skirt is of Ivory white satin, shower-
ed with gold thread knots, while the
lining of the tunic sl of white satin
WHAT WOMEN FORGET.
Women sometimes forget-
was marked and th(e sensation Was
as of a Sunday or a Thanksgiving."
THE CIOTRT, A MAN I.KES.
he o 1; neit her pretty nor plain, but
hlie is charming. Her lnothles portray
hr indlvdiiua!lty. tand are' a part of
herself. There Is no cla'hlin- tone
In the schelime of color, and her at-
tir, is alway; .nit lb!,e to the orc.t-
This inrticular gIrl I.1 never ob-
trusive. Sh e an list en with inter-
est to the convcr allonii of her com.
panion, but can, if nc(''e'sary, coln-
v' rse brightly upon various toples
of interev.t. A thyt mnan Is qu(lte at
e.a-e with her, and a clver nman ap-
prelates ain Intellig, nt com ipanion
This girl :makes a point of study-
Inlg human nat re. and shei Is well
rewarded for her 'Iroubll, for the
more sheo realzs the many trials and
sorrows of life the greater Is her
sympathy with human buinvs.
And the cultivation of compassion
and loving Indness is probably the
secret of her power of *fa:;cination.--
NOw Haven Register.
PECULIAR WAY OF COOKING.
There lives a woman in lIlrkn-
head. England. who has a peculiar
way of cooking. bolling meat. vr-
tables and putdllings together in oiln
saucepan. One mornliiK recently, af.
er preparing the dinner, he' went to
church, leaving her little boy to Hea,
that the saucepan did not boll over.
After she bad been gone some time
the boy -looked Into the saucepan and
saw the carrots and turnips boiling
In bet-we.en a sheep'ihead, while a
cloth had come off the apple dump
ling. He ran to the church door and,
peeping In, shouted at the top of hin
voice, "Mother, mother, come homers
The sheepshead Is eatling all the car-
rotm and turnips, and the al)ple dump
ling took off hiM shirt to fight him."- |
New York Tribune. -- J
:t T '! I I I-,Ig iII,1,(iog t II IjI 'hi O'.\e I je.TlS4! of
:c'Im I IteaI I Ii q '!.: ft : '11 I~' V'.ra I )T i
-I Z") Ii,, i;ctfI the ref'JIt iiitc hre In
Wants and Nceds.
TIhie' ni'ecc:iAtho mhilt lily salary
I' S ." 11.' ses ii l .i? 0 I .44 11 It, 1111o. tie .1
er Iell.! It rI he sihl1 hr',' I "I r rI Id s
il' t 1loIn t 1,eti.4 p I-i'ee for $2',
Io $5 A ge-it p in e,?t(if
4ieiI*0I-Otloig ill thI'w ol c
1' roitumia 1t It(\. s,' ach i ~
,it' be iiilrai ih? 'i I r c i~ ;'t ee
'It 't ~o d 1 ),(4 111 ~d h r' be c.1 1 t:10 41
1101, 'lte'itcttoc MI.c'%\Wilthl ~!,- cl
1) '10 dut v r, r (' eq ',le C
I I uI IN 'll;.- I (Al ha. 1 k".I ll i i ji~
tWvecil wailsan~tld acfcde.
[MOYOR T RUCKS SAVE MONRV
rhoy Go Further and Carry Mon Than
HIcr Drawn Vehicles.a
A.,4 tll,- tro: :;IAg 'l.i t: ilk's whistle
'~iw I('s 0tve1 hi av i mot r I ruckst~krdN
A111 ,ot !1 fr%%i~a ri i- i'thoi'hoofs of
-ititis 14 s ~or a lir~.ia% strike itsptirka
ni tll,- p-t\ 4 .:-lit. III f:' .1 tit( InotoV
r.v~ S, a r e : 4. ;! v 1 11 11 pla y-i
?'..~ie *i'+,!?tie s!,rill't. In the
:~.!:d :~ ~1 Ihi mtwi llcr notot
(Irivr n dlv'rvi~attotiI l'rt W !bage,
W#:V8 II -i:i'lC inIitr'iu'h OwIwal~.ior
avdchitllIsitr Vl' k'1cI S.
Some ltiti r t luhg data have IA en
r'onr-,ilvd %wlhich how corn '-irat lve
eostq et hcr~i d rawli flfllmotor driv.
enl WU'va,7%sand according ~to System
brln: (litf (4't~itI.1.1lvaniI a-zes ofthe
It rt-qt t \vElt vf'iit flwflcl, ofn idnety-
six levs.'d : 'nV00(1-c!; $1.")2.74 an-,
Tiiall Vfor t III Klu. On a xsilbar
total clvir;!o l):i.di !t cos;t tort y.Ihree
owners of niiii-tv-four motor drIveit
wag"ons $2,237 a y'enr. In both caseg
Al 111 11II C jexp' ";fo r II 'h Iveof all
en pacit Ii s %vrr.' avsragofd.
W~hf r(ni-; til'''t, I ye :Iv enlemlie nd
a ton nille for" the borso' owner,; was
r('twt 1~' V20.1 conts 3and1 bl .7 cents
i he mtci'A'v' r .Wtiiv,:; jp:6ii1 1C.1cents
a i'ehiclo !1ii!.i, :'t'e I .-, 7 ee t,; a ton
flil4' f'ir hatiliingth il ir pgvods. Tit other
ivord .tt-the I('eter Irii''k ~ftirthor
in:l vavied i ni~r' f'rm. eUi ('i c.t siient
thin (II I tohe'lirzo'Ira wti v'..:iicV.
OUR RAT BILL.
It Is $160,000,00n a Ycnr In This Coun-
The h Iill of (11711:1 j*C'' ~h "I\( i 117niz-
t'(111 hvrl is ;tel:! t'' re'ient foili;
ii pin) rt'ii' r', h iJurvs. Arvoril-
Ing to CtoveI1 0; r~of the hitre'au of
lbjol(J..irleal SI V'I (of the TWI. jm-t inont.
(it A-1rictiltm-f-VeIticul- 8;t~i~'~i Coe hn-i
by tho B1111 '111d l! : Iii hoe' l pi-
(-I- liet We'f'i heit- itIvive toe fork lover
Sir .alaiis (lC(itchlonll i', w. i'Jee.i'i
o f a rer'cvit 11%.fowrn*i ihit. ritiei-ooal
tinion or scoientifie(v :1~/it ;'eii. wlirk-
Ing, tvzithl''r for tC.- 'IrPa o
of r-il4, eI-vI:ir( -i 1 1!1;! \' ?. r-: it in
:0 lvea~zttwoI c, t) 'R!,; 'L iv fr I ;k4ep.
' Tn iit ,11,:111.1 a j 1,.t ('41 fr. 'iii (m vi.
111 1-:'1 I ( I ll. III(17 1 o (-i vis7.
'.~4Tt of t111,'I ;11!. 1. r III- to- ,a10 1 of
1f %yOil add i I !' ,-I h' -o i f tII(- hicird
UN MAIM, . . ILOR
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writing to parties advertising n il
paper If they will state that they s
the advertilement In The Baa Mat
Item. This Is little trouble sad ea
nothing, but It helps us, and is I
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Dnterea at the postoioee at aas is
teo, Fla., u seoad-caam mal -
Is Advice of Florida Tiam.Uim
in an Fvce.,nt EditoiaL
SCIENCE HAS DEMONSTRATED
That Dise.e Can Be Practically ElJ
nated and Epidemics Prved FBy
Efring Propwer SaSmtary Me rs.
Jacksonville, Fla.-in an editorial
headed experience Applied t
Health," The Florida Times-Unloi
Twenty years ago the Floridlas
who objected to the methods propel
ed by which the care of the public
health was given into the hands of
few citizens need only deny the scl
ontiflc deductions and logic offered
for his acceptance. Then the danger
came from yellow fever and there
had been no practical demonstration
on an extensive scale that science
could save or answer the confident
expectation of its devotees. We re
t-pclfully submit that no such ex
cuse Is possible today when like con
editions prevail because experience
has shown the application of these
rclentiflc facts as well as the abil
ity of the health offers to adapt and
enforce them for our benefit, provide
ed we give them the power.
Neither can it *be said that the
state has not the money to defend
itself against*these dangers-economy
cannot be pleaded as an excuse for
denying the power asked by their
board to keep us clean. The money
Is already provided and cannot be
taken away because those who gave
it saw the necessity and wisely ade
, the provision permanent. Since that
timo the nation has undertaken, the
duties of quarantine and has relieved
the state board of this duty-the dan-
e ir of yellow fever is merely a mat-
te; r of history and the board now
&- asks that it be allowed to serve us
la other directions for the future as
Jt served us In the past. Should not
a.. be accepted as warrant for the
The preservation of our health
hoaid be the first consideration la
iJorida. Because the appreheasion
Sof yellow fever eould 4be removed all
ala haes bees auted unto us: let
atleans prevail agalna and our raU*
nrads. our hotels ad ur steeamship
li Ume would not a Il to save us. Be.
; cas the daager of today sla co.
| aatively sl-t are we to neleaet
rM^ ^ _^-^-- ^ ^**^*^--TS _Bp_^_s_ W ^'Vwh
1 aie W U maiU wHOMIUii
settle some 0hi0 teolsts ad their defeat did not sour, and who is Just ru
sm1lies e0 ths tract. South Florida kindly and considerate as whon fe Sl
seems to be the favorite section for Ay a candidate. That an s W. 13. er
coleists. As stras is aid upon the Lamar." The quiet geniality of Ho. 1er
location there of the industrial col. W. Lama Is bued too broadly on pl
leg meaUomed above. It is evident W. Lamar based too broady on
that tia. like all cooperative co.- principle to be ruffled by defeat. or
Rales will be oomposed of aIntellgent Calhoun county, having lost Rep- mG
people, re-uentative-elect I 8. Fortner by Tr
death, seven candidates announce W
c1 A their desire to ll his plaoe.
lfl ftr as we have s m Is by st&
i H. Humne, clothbouad, ou
,Mo A pW'I $ .41M. Itf yo wSat to know gh
,fDSMto -ef.. 1 a5 e ad ftor a
SMata -ea adopted a O -
Ou S'ww a wa^te p 1SAey The Norwegian bark Celer, 86
,-.tM I m wa- .a"be "0 to ns, Is a complete wreck about one
always wit hi reach to givee hundred miles east of Pensacola,
land to deio an t he chitaer of- where she went on the beach during
-h W . thut s ...m.erlor our a storm a week ago. Since then al-
SeDA. e Wtet soa supervision or other storm h, broken her In twoo,
people cannot be safe--without-expert an ,h wreckage I begin. washed
'xamlnation the water may be pol- apn the wrbeac Tha e c:.w, which
d4e luted and a whole community attack- aandoned the beah.el when he, went
bh ed with typhoid fever or a like dis- abandoned ehedn Isa le wn a p s-
ease. One of the great northern uni- e eamer. the captain remains
versities was subjected to such an sen- to recover what can be removed
attack a few years ago-loss of repu- from tho veel n the way of equip-o
tatlon and valuable lives and untold from the vessel nt.n the way of equip-
L0 suffering were occasioned by such ent.
.M neglect as Is now the rule In small Investigations by Macon parties
florida towns throughout the state. show that a very fine grade of paper
a, Put the health board in charge as can be made from the pulp of the
soon as possible. okra stalk, and that city's chamber
1 Another danger against which the of commerce Is discussing plans for
.7 t board of health cannot guard us now a paper plant. This is a subject of
comes from the transportation of great interest t, "-' + truckers, and,
corpses without regulation. Of course with the prevent high price of news-
al the bodies are prepared for transpor- paper, of interest to all publishers.
Ms tatlon by undertaker who are sup- The Folution of the paper question
posed to be experts, but these owe no wI!l never be reached until the raw
duty to the community and cannot material can be produced annually
be held responsible for their work. from the soil.
Na Yet another request is that power Rhubarb, which comes into the
is be given to enforce the law as to northern markets early in the spring
SW 'h9 report of deaths and burials. The when its agreeable fruity acids are
record of deaths is a check upon most needed to clear the blood clog-
t crime-of births Is an item of value god with impurities as the result of
* to statistelanm. All physicians admit winter's vicissitudes, is popular in
We the value and necessity of exact obe- the north as a filling for pies and a
. dience to regulations, but experience sauce for the table, but it is almost
a shows that carelessness is common. unknown in the south. The new
b Let us get our population down to Iurbank wonder, "Crimson Winter
Sigures. Rhubarb." which originated in Call-
w Knowing the board and Its execu- foinia., should grow well in Florida.
tive officer can there be suspicion it Is said to bo superior in flavor
- that the power will be used for bad to the common sorts, combining the
purposes? Will not refusal be con- flavor of the raspberry and the straw-
trary to high public interests-an in- hlrimy, and to have a season which e
Jury to the people of Florida as a lasts all the year round.
whole? A former visitor to Miami, J. Yates
HOW0S THIS? 'eek, is touring this winter in Call
HOW8 THIST foinia. nnd he writes from San Die-
We offer One Hundred Dollars re- -Io in that state: "Alligator pears
D ward for any case of Catarrh that rd Florida pines on sale here at 51 I
cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh cent a each. Too (old to grow them
i. Crure. F. J. CHNEY Y.A CO., Toledo, hei and. let me tell you, no place
Ohio. in earth can take the place of outh- t
We, the undersgned have known :n Florda as a winter Eanatorium t
fore"O the latia 15y aton." Grapefruit seemss a
J. Cbeney for the last 15 years, another fruit in which Florida has a
il aLd believe him perfectly honorable i monopoly. And so many tourists i
o In all business transactions and fnas- have come to the same conclusion a, t
n claUy able to carry out any obliga- ttat reached by Mr. Yates that every t
tons made by his fra. WALDING., i.tr sees an increase in their nu.n- I
ICINNAN & MARVIN, i i Florida. id
S Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0. The decision of the state suprcn,, cC
, Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken Inter- court that the acts providing- state aid w
c ally, acting directly upon the blood o the public schools ate unconstitu
I and mucous surfaces of the system. tcnul, gives additional interest to int
I- Testimonials set free. Price 75c ,onventlon of county supPrintUn7dent.
S bottle. Sold by all druggists of education and other school officials
d lpe bottle*. Sold by all drausists called for March 16 to IS at LaKt t;
r Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken in- City. It is understood that the con- M
e temally, acting directly upon the vention is called earlier tuhan usuu, tr
n blood and mucous surfaces of the :his year In order that its conclusions I
e system. Testimonials sent free. Price aay be introduced in the form ot a w
t 160 per bottle. Sold by all druggists. *1l. cr bills, earl: iii the es.tIon ot v
- Take Hall's Family Pills for con- the next legislature. h
Sstaton. Quail are reported now a:, very
aton. arce this season. Some time aII
t hey weie raid to be plentiful. T'ith
I :lry weather and consequent noises
SNEW MDEL CALONYO "t'de by hunters in the dry leaves a
I :, nd weeds probably accounts for th fti
* To Occupy 6,000 Acre Tract Belong discrepancy. The quail may have re- f
Ing to Ruskin Colleoe. treated far into the woods and thick-
oS t.Petersbur A ne et. where the dogs cannot find them T
St. Petersburg, Pla.-A new mode ,endily. al
colony is being formed by a club th
Of the Co-operative Homestead Cornm. So::choppy has moved into the w
.any to occupy 5,000 acres of a 12,- limelight through a new police regula- b
S000 acre tract belonging to Rus(u. tion whereby the impecunious znmisdc cl
College, which has removed from meanant is made to do his part to-
Glea Ellyn, a Chicago suburb, to the ward adding to the beauty of tc
Site of what will be known as ntuo town. Every evil-doer arrested wai.
Skin. These 5,000 acres are located is unable to pay his fine, if found
In Hillsborough county, near the north guilty, is required to plant two cab- V
line of Manatee county, flftene mae bat)a palmettos on the streets of pub. v
due south from Tampa and twelve lic place. tr
rmioperty will be sold the colonists lere ia an opinion in which all his de
it is announced, at the an acre on lends and most of those also wu co
It Is antormsed, at e10 an acre, on voted against Mr. Lamar when he
motasy taterms it is believed by thep ran for senatorial nomination wa
in to use Dr. Kings New DIscov-
y, which restored my health oa*n
etely. I now weigh 17 peOu4&a" tMr
vere colds, obstinate eoogl, he at
rhages, asthma and to prevent peau.
oaia it's unrivaled. 500 and 4Al.
rlal bottle free. Guaranteed by .AL
California invites oird or 0 .
powers to send a delegatn to sT J
o horticultural Gorc-Iuatl ofat
ite and their methodO. It's alW
* invitation and e O W w Iu
ippes might do wa S9 U" It.
gy may yet OWN.evor WIN.
deals wit tthe
makes It worth" Ml, It ,
enriches and italbk the re-
builds wasted nerve ell, Igpa life
and tone to the enti sytei It's
a Godsend to weak, dlek am* deb4ll.
tated people. "lOdiy trouble had
blighted my life ft meth-." writ
W. kM Sherman of CUasl, Me. "but
Electric Bitters cuiN e me eatirly."
Only 50c at 6. W. Rorwey's. tf
Two Men Arested-hst Alaebut Oounf
Had Spurdee Co .
Galnesville, Fla..-J. J. and Simon
Knlghton, brothers, charged with
counterfeiting, are now' behlia the
,bars of the Alachus county JaiL Whe4
arrested the officer found a. number
of spurious coins 'on the persons of
the men, but he has been -unable to
locate the molds. /He believe that
these men are members of a gan of
counterfeiters who have been Aoodig
the county with spurious cola.'
Washington Onoe *ave Up.
to three doctors; was kept In bed for
ive weeks. Blood poison from a spid-
er's bite caused large, deep sores to
cover his leg. The' doctors failed,
then "Bucklen's Arnica Salve com-
pletely cured me," writes John Wash-
ington of Bosqueville, Texas. For
eczema, boils, burns and piles It's su-
preme. 25c at S. W. Rowley's. tf
MAINE TO FLOI1A 1A.
s Entirely Feasible, But Will Take
St. Augustine, Fla.-The proposi-
ion to build highways from Maine
o Florida, from New York to Seattle
and from Seattle to Los Angeles, is
Magnificent one. It is entirely teas-
ble, but it will take tftne and Work
o induce the respective Ileglltul
o do their part. The assoeatiop is
incorporated under the laws of Flor-
ia. There should be no great dim-
n4ties in the way of building a high-
wiy from Maine to Florida.
Revolts at Cold Steel.
"Your only hope," said three doc-
ors, to Mrs. M. E. Fisher, Detroit,
lich., suffering from severe rectal
roubles, lies in an operation; then
used Dr. King's New Life Pills," she
rites, "till wholly cured. They pre-
ent appendicitis, cure contUpation,
headache, 35c, at 8. W. Rowley's.
Macclenny will probably soon have
silk mill and silk farm. A corpora-
cn capitalized at $10,000 has applied
3r a charter. Some Jacksonville peo-
le are interested in the movement.
he existence of such a new Industry
t Macclenny will draw attentlen to
tat city and prove profitable In many
ays. In fact it sestablishment will
e an epoch in the history of Mao*
Soldier Balks Death PlIt
It Seemed to J. A. Stope, a civil war
veteran of Kemp, Texas, that a plot
listed between a desperate lung
ouble and the grave to cas his
ath. "I contracted a stubborn
ld,'" he writes, "that developed a
ugh that stuck to me, Ja spit of
1 remedies, for year. My wightl
n down to 130 pounds. Then I beh
I. ,- .
Mtilizer for Corn.
The people of Plorida are waken-
ing to the possibilities of a great de.
velopment in Corn production. Our
PmC1AL FORMULA FOR CORN
has gIn wonderful results in heavy
yields of solid corn and prevents the
White Smut. What it has done for
others it will do for you. IDEAL
BRANDS Include special formulas for
all crops, made from proper materi-
als, and sold cheaper than any other
brand on the market.
Write for prices.
Seed Potatoes-=Rose No. 4.
Ideal Potato lanure.
WILSON & TOOMER FERTILIZER COMPANY,
OUR FOUR CARDINAL PRINCIPLES:
AbsolUte Safety Insured by
Actual security to depositors
NOTE-This Bank is Number One on the "Honor Roll" of
National Banks in Florida, and No. '187 in the whole
United States, among over sixty-eight hundred National
Proven by our success and our reputation.
Ask our patrons.
Open an account with us and we will demonstrate it.
St. Augustine, Fla.
are giving greatest satisfaction to our
hundreds of customers in Florida.
ays bear fruit true to name of variety.
i .Aldditln In thl In planting groves now, think of the
future. THE SUCCESS OF YOUR IN-
VUXTMNT depends on the trees you plant. MAKE NO MISTAKE, but
mrim r D la Trees Trees guaranteed to arrive at destina-
hrill I I ITrees tion in good order. If they don't, we
replace them. NO WHITE FLY.
ADDRESS 1 L
0. W. CONNER, Prop.
Now catalog for the coming season
eontalis a good list of fruit, forest,
aut and ornamental trees in variety;
shuba, roese, palms, ferns, etc. Bead
L S e ES, P
New md liberal masagemot
The New Atlngm
KALMPIMU) A VASM,
Catertg mpedally to the eommer
asal trad cmetl mad mest &4a1
miy J oe for busas -a"$. 2a to
.M. Special by the week. Is o.
setton: The Graham Hotel--urope.
OmUA D *PRAY PUMPS
MALLARY MILL SUPPLY CO,
Sa vw ig ewou mattm to ak
fr aoe medine and have the
wrong one given you. For this
reason we urge yo In buying
to be c wal o gt the genuine-
m The-.-- of th-kOKell,,*
othedMr uug. I t IIs b~du than
s mA a teoald seMot be the fk.
vrito hm pwde, wi larger
-e t taD ettef anmooed.
=Of A POSTAL.
PISAOTIMA AND MUTO DAT8
P AJ.I T W R,
Bampl BaMh t and Etimats
so No. w A 1"R,
= *---- J toO.Yap.
to tUe beauity,
Self-Opening Gate ,, ,o-VT o
For any driveway or posts. Opce.
ed by atny vehicle without asstbt-
ance or stopkig. Easily opened by
Sand, on foot or horseback, add
,-ver stands utnfastenvd. CannO
b ol.o'ved by an.y stock. With full
c(,i:trol of rehin an;d teamrns, add&i-
dents are avoided. T'lhe machlf.
cry I; all ahove grollid, and so
simple it nev..r ge;ts oumit of order.
Satisfaction or no sale. It adds
c-nLullemeli ,,.a 9 and safety of any Ihome.
MANLOVE GATE CO.,
27: E.A"T Il~fl~nON
For San Jose Scale on peach t
pests on orange trees, spray with
eggs, larvae and pupae of the white
sooty mold, mixes readily in cold
an agreeable odor, is harmless to
the price is right. Money refunded
rees and white fly and other In.,ct
"Schnarr's Insestlclde." Kill theo
fly, cleans the fruit and foliage of
water, does not. clone; the nou.zle, has
face or eyes of the operator and
if results are not satisfactory.
J. Schnarr & Co., Manufacturers,
EAST FLORIDA CITRUS NURSERY
Standard varieties of Orange and Grapefruit trees. My stock this sea
son Is large and of extra fine quality. No white fly or scale. Will make
special low price on trees for No vember delivery.
WILLIAM F. REED
STETSON SHOES FOR MEN.
QUEEN QUALITY & AMERICAN
GIRL SHOES FOR LADIES.
A full line of Shoes for Boys, Misses & Children,
CITY SHOE STORE.
HllBRBRT RQQK, Pr o.
From Oclawdha Nmtrsees
They always grow. and they alwa
White Fly and San Jose Scale
N'-* SWAN U NWt. MOSSRAYvM or PF e M AM.
SNew @erman Ambsen- Crematien With Peole and FPlmen
d re Pathefln-Law. Watching at Oak Point.
re Appolttment of Count John When box or flat freight cars of the
DIM stoff M ermnn ambassador to New York Central and New Haven
bt country, recalls the famous swPnI railroad In this city are ooademned
dinner which was given at DAilmonl- a no longer fit for service they are
cole In the early '80 by the late Mr. r,nt to tho graveyard, which Is the
Luckemeyer, his futher-in-law. swampy land that adjoins the Oak
This gentleman was a wealthy In- Point freight yards.
zrortcl and he received from the Unl- I lately they have been burning the
/ted States government the sutm, ,f cars there, which has caused the fire-
' $10,000 as a refund of excessive duties I men a good deal of trouble, as peo-
exacted from him on importation.$. pie have turned In alarms on seeing
He dedicated this sum to a gastro- the burning care. The roads up there
tienock monument and never in the are not very good and more than one
sletory of New York restaurants has piece of fire apparatus has been bog-
such a gorgeous entertainment for a ,S(d. This provoked the firemen, who
limited number of guests been rivaled. I rrade a complaint to bhlef Orok.r
Seventy-two friends were asked I about these unnecessary alarms.
There was one table covered w'th The chief thereupon informed the
flowers, excepting a ipace In the co(n. railroad people that if they wished to
tr, left for a lake, and a border burn (ars they must first notify him
around the talbe for the plates. ThI.i :'nd also get a permit from the Bu-
lake was an oval pond, thir!t feet in rcau of Combustibles, which would
length by nearly the width of the tn.
wire net work n aching from table I'(x's.
to coiling, nuaking tC w'ole one grind Now after a car is condemned it
age oIns sent to the repair shops and dis-
In the la'( ;wvamn four swa'ts mantled of all movable fittings. It
brou;h r(m n('.ntral !'rn. surro,nl- Is then put aboard a flatcar and run
(od l)y high ha ins of flowers, which out to the "graveyard" by the wreck-
prevntd thIm frim splashin. g the 1in,, train. When it arrives there It
prevent !d (ifin r%" fknlfltiiK the n.. t a -
water cn tIhe I t;a,'lo. Golden ca v.1
with canarlne s v.-ere hunlg from the e !l-
ing and the entireroom was one mass
of flowers. It was a dinner at wh!ch
all t"le minost fasM!oiblf1 womleni of
liat lay w'r' jr' nt.
The menu v.'s (lone in gold, n 1
was long antil (eaborate, after the fash-l
ion of tilhait period. The hors d'oeuvri
was timbale a ia ('ondo, and there
were two Hours, a releve, three en-
treos, n sonrltr Itrutfflcd chickens and
nadlile ef mnutton for tih' roasts, two
vegetabl).s, a number of sweets nnd
Ice creain.--Town and Country.
The recreation hundreds of thou
sands receive in a baseball park l.s
good for all concerned, players and
the public. Its advance is like Ihhe
improvement in vaudeville in 40 year-.
past. The vaudeville on Chestnut
street two-score ,years ago was morn'
ly Immeasurably blow tl
the cheap concert saloon and ifush
hall of even 25 years ago.
For 15 to 18 years after the civil
war there waq no recreation but tl,'
theatre, baseball, vaudeville that
would not be tolerated today, nnd
ohcap concert saloons and still woIts.
music hall dives.
Mark the immense. Improvement.
Baseball has Improved. Football and
many games have been added. Vaudo-
ville Is clean. The moving picture
may be trivial or vulgar, but is not
vicious Concert saloon and music
hall have gone. Where there was no
orchestra there are now four series
of symphony concerts and other or
chestras are heard. -. Philadelphia
Tall Wives, Short Men.
Big men are usually shy and dimr
dent and lacking in self assurance.
The woman who appeal to them iF
usuoJly some sparkling vivacious.
falrylike creature with kittenish way,
and rougish glances. The little main
' on the contrary, is seldom burdened
S with bumality.. lie is a being of green'
aspirations and stupendous ambitions.
He believes In himself, which Is the
reason why hoe generally can get the
woman of his choice to smile upoer
bilm. Tbo dainty, Titanla-like woman,
bag no charms for him, says Woman's
Life. The five-footlsx or seven nimn
I9 e a womana to be one or two incict
hl Superior and thoroughly mature
Se dread any tree of the bread and
b: tter sobool-rl. His ideal re
seebles the strong, herole womewi
---Mp-pers has- pictured, full of char
.....a4 pirit, tlt L ir spice of
. lite fI U ni ti fiw t natL ir uy di U wtrec~ -
(r's derrick and then set afire. Two
flr(men look on and see that no one
rushes t/V the fire boxes.
There was a time once when the
railroad gave people living in the
r-lghborhoodI permission to chop up
he cars and use the wood as fuel,
but more of the iron went than the
vo: d and the permission was revok-
(d. The next morning after the
cars are burned railroad employees
sift the ashes fr the iron, which
the railroad disposes of.-New York
Gives Prisoner His Overcoat.
The thin figure of Federal Judge
K. M. Iandis was so'n breasting the
rold wind of the Loop district with.
out an overcoat.
"HI, there, judge," shouted a friend,
"where's your overcoat?"
"I used it to light a fire."
"Used it to light a fire?"
"Yes." said Judge Land!s. "I used
It to light a fire to keep warm In-
ide of me tPhe spirit of charity that
'ife in a great city like Chicago tends
A thort time earlier the judge had
sentenced Matthew A. Aronson to the
IHouse cf Correction. The prisoner
turned away from the bench and pull-
ed this coat collar up around his throat.
"Aronson," exclaimed Judge Landid,
"where's your overcoat?"
"Your honor," said the prisoner,
"I aint got none. That was one of
the first things I soaked when I cameo
"Bailiff," said the judge, "get nine
and give it to him. Now, gentlemen."
he added, "we'll proceed with the
Woman Suffrage in Great BrVl'in.
In 1907 the Campbell-Bannerman
government by the Woman's Qualfiloa-
t'on act granted the right to serve on
all local government ,bodies to all
qualified women, the qualifications be.
ing almost the came as for men. Out-
-'Ide of London no married woman-
that is, no woman whose husband is
'iving-can vote or serve on a town
Ir country council, but In London
here Is no such qualification. Thi4
-',rmits women to serve as members
f the London County Council, which
'n Importance Is second only to Par-
'ament among the legislative bodies
-f Great Britain. That within a few
'ears one or the other of the great
cllitical parties will ind it expedil
lnt o grant the Parliamentary fremn
-!hie to women on terms equal with
'en Is altogether probable. Mr. As-
quith has given his word that In the
next reform bill the present govern-
ment. while not pledged to woman
uffrage, will entertain s*u am amend.
meat.-New York Worfd.
writes Mr Po:ru&a o eha
used to offer from headache, bakahe ide
res sin leonwn pains, and could d i e
stutItoo uard land now I feelcoIaultetlM.
It Will Help You
Oardul is a medicine that has been found to act
upon the cause of most women's pains, strengthen-
big the weakened womanly organs, that Ufter bo-
cause their work is too hard for them.
It is not a pain "killer," but a true femase
remedy composed of purely vegetable nngredint
perfectly harmIless and recompmeded for all sick wo-
men, old or young. Try Cardul. Women'sB elief
AT ALL DRUG TOR
Smith's Home-Made Candy-All Kinds
Chocolates, Bon-Bons, Kisses,
BUTTERCUPS, TAFFY AND MIXTURES.
ICE CREAM PARLOR.
HOT and COLD DRINKS.
FRUITS, NUTS, CIGARS, TOBACCO, ETC. ALSO CARRY FULL LINE
OF HUYLER'S CANDIES.
L. A. Smith,
UIWUA 'IIi a%
so*m*kao WIR l
Afterney., Ad La%%
grov i by eala
OL 8w f t
PALAIICA, ftOR ISA.
DL. We He.chuffu
We~am mmd anrdee
Matrimonyis a sea that has en
rlied may ho thoughtlessl ydived
flerryday & Walton,
COUNSELLORS AND ATTORNEY
Front St. Palatka Nat. Bank Bldg.
0- ii on t n
J. N. BLACKWELL,
omoo Pront Street, Opposite Putama
0 0a a FLORIDA
Raw Fur, Hides, -Wool,
Tallow, Beeswax, Beef,
Ship the above to:-
M. Sabel & Sons,
1856. LOUISVILLE, KY.
"Over hatf a Century In LoIAsville."
WE ARE DEALERS IN ABOVB, not
commiulon merchants. Reference:
Any bank th Louisville.
Write for weekly price tist
MISS KATE L. LUCAS,
MILLINERY FANCY GOODS,
Notions, Ladles', Misses' and Obil.
dren's Winter Underwear.
Ladies' Kid and BlUk Oloves.
Laces, nmbroldery, Collars, Belts,
Experienced Trimmer and deMulg
employed. 'Prices right. atitSei
to be tIr-
.tr. traw.llang afilng
.0eute n wdoubtedly but th.)r.
y ut of place in crowded city
t oat of the question to aug-
p widetig the streets. but It
i mld be easy enough to reduce the
te a&W width of tbe hup Ulmi'usino
and other railway carr'sgelUke ar-
lanemu ts that fly along the Parls
tbu4hfare,, detrimental to health,
ift af d safbrtunate roadways unequal
to th train of supporting s'ich
'The roads are being or have he-n
redald to a certain extent, but next
year wit will have to be done over
galin, says the L.ady's Pi-torial, and
every twclve-month it is more than
probable the municipality will have
I to lay road laying expenses. Acnrd-
lagly we may soon see a radical
cban e In the appearance of the au-
tooblile for city use. The heavier
rehlelee wlRt be stabled for summer
usage only or touring, while the light-
er carriages will serve dailly for vis-
Its, shopping, theatre, bui-less
rounds or .pleasure bouts.
Observing the Amenities.
Observing the Amenities.
It is beautiful to see the graces
and amenities preserved in spite of
difficulties. The prisoners in tlMv coun-
ty jail at Milwaukee have "presented
resolutions to Ben Johnson, the re-
tiring jailer," thanking him fir his
treatment of them "during his re-
gime." The maker of the "address
of presentation" is under indictment
for murder, "a boy who beat a gro-
cery collector to death in a wagon
during a storm,' but a tender heart
and sympathetic disposition. "We
wish to thank you for the little acts
that made us forget for an Instant
that we were In jail," the regretful
guests say to the parting host. Lit-
tle courtesies like these light up the
dungeon cell and foretell, perhaps.
roseate day when even the peniten-
tiary shall be co-operative.-New York
In the first legal meeting of the citi-
zens of the little town of Albany, N
H., every soldier in the place was
summoned to assemble.
The officers were duly chosen, but
It turned out that there was only one
private. Looking wistfully at his su-
periors standing in array before him,
the solitary representative of the
"Gentlemen, I have one request to
make; that is, I am the only soldier,
and I hope you will not be too se-
vere in drilling me, but will spare
mea little, as I may be needed an-
He also remarked that he could
form a solid column, but that "it
b racked him shockingly to deploy."-'
iCAT KNEW THE RULES.
Turned to the Right Coming Down
Stairs, Just as It Should.
"I was greatly surprised the other
day." said he, "as I was going up it
long flight of stairs.
"There was a cat coming down the
left side of the steps. I was all pre-
pared to keep over to my left andl
let the cat go through and indeed
I moved over to that side.
"What surprised me wai that the
cat changed over to its right and pre-
o Vared to let me go on up on the up
per side. I have been wondering ever
simce wtat impelled the tat to do that
S and bow the animal ever came to
learn the rules of the road."
"It Is an odd thing." replied the
S arer, "but do you suPlpoe if that
eat had met you on an Isnglish stair-
way It would have kept to the left?"
i Maybe stormp weather is caused by
the bad spells In wireless messages.
SRAYAVSTYAR OP PlISOTl OAfS.
Cremation With PoHce and Firemen
Watching at Oak Point.
When box or flat freight cars or the
.'ew York Central and New Haven
railroads In (his city are condlenmned
as no longer fit for service they :are
sent to the graveyard, which Is the
swampy land that adjoins the Oak
Point freight 3ards.
Lately they have been burning the
ears there, which has caused the fire-
men a good deal of trouble, as peo-
ple have turned In alarms on s-eing
the burning cars. The roads up there
are not very g-,od and more than one
piece of fire apparatus has been bog-
ged. This provoked the firemen, who
made a complaint to 'Ohlef Croker
about these unnecessary alarms.
The ch!ef thereupon Informed the
railroad people that If they wished to
burn cars they must first notify him
and also get a permit from the Bu-
reau of Combustibles, which would
detail two men to superintend the
work and also watch the fire alarm
N.ow after a car Is ecndemned It
Is sent to the repair shops and dis-
mantled of all movable fittings. It
Is then put aboard a flatcar and run
out to the "graveyard" by the wreck-
ing train. When It arrives there It
is lifted off the flatcar by the wreck-
er's derrick and then set afire. Two
firemen look on and see that no one
rushes to the fire boxes.
There was a time once whn the
railroad gave people living In the
neighborhood permission to chop up
t.he cars and use( the wood as fuel,
but more of the Iron went than the
wood and the permission was revok-
ed. The next morning after the
cars are burned railroad employees
sift the aihes for the iron, which
the railroad disposes of.-New York
Revere's Ride Not a Myth.
It is curious how many Intelligent
persons will read without understand-
ing what they are reading. Were
this not so we should not now be4
having a convulsive tempest in a tea-
pot over Paul Revere's famous mid-
night ride. The letter from HIancock
to Gerry that Mr. Ilenjamin has pub-
lished does not make this ride nor
does Mr. Benjamin say that It does.
All that Mr. Benjamin says is that
from what Hlancocik wrote to Gerry
the midnight ride of Paul Revere
was unnecessary. This may be quite
true in the light of today, but we
,arr not dealing with what was nce(s-
sary or unnecessary, but with what
was actually done and it was thought
necessary at that time, perhaps, that
Revere be sent off to give the mid-
night warning. Paul Revere has beenI
aptly called "The Me('ss'iger of the,
Revolution," from the many rides he
made, far and near, on behalf of the
people's cause. His famous midnight
ride is an historical fact, and not
merely a poetic legend of Henry
Wadsworth Longfellow. Next time
and all the time read with understand-
ing.-Letter In Philadelphia Ledger.
Estimates of Panama Canal Cost.
The proposal to Increase the ap-
propriation for the construction of the
Panama Canal is not unexpected and
should not provoke serious criticism.
At even the largest price now sug-
gested tihe canal will be well worth
having. It is worthy of observation,
however, that the advocates of the
high-level lock system now ask for
tho construction of the canal a larger
surn than it was formerly estimatt.d
a sea-level canal would cost.-New
Mrs. J. M. Barrie, wife of the au-
thor, Is said to be one of Whe most
expert motorists ino Great Britain.
She ow".s three cars.
The man who lies on the
tlhe moment should make
take Its spUrS o0.
A*getatde Pipe" tionw As -
31M4i~ de Sf.v1"amldcegu
ness and Rest.Conlains neither
NOT NAR C OTIC.
Ai pffcci medy ior!onsipa-
lion. Sour StotmachDiarrdlea
Worms ,Convulsions ,Feverish-
ness and Loss OF SLE
c i YORK. of
EXCT CW OF WRAPPED
For Innts and Childrn.
The Kind You Have
TWO SCTaID omp~Nev. MwC VNo o .
FLORIDA EAST COAST RAILWAY
LOCAL TIME CARD No. 77. Effective January 5, 1909
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J. D. NARNN1, A.91m, m0pa ?"m-os A.n We. AUOUITINI. PLQID40
a i - .' L - .
77' s M1 W 7JIMI I a- rmme.
.. h.r. ..... em u m
kand .to so; I, I 1 it w erptei We*d0 notia*t*, oh" 4-
that I had me ral atou e 1 s sOt- n of ede to hk
Sat the moment to do and mmy wAMt edeIe etves the ape of tMt th
I ouht, despite the gar of nia." sound of yellable or the ftoma
v u d p. t t required moral corsage so well of words by sot of the pea. C arl
heM e r Op aleos as piety to play Mrs. dStvenon's what was at firlt an Intellectual
Id lTh of part In this scene. The Duke of 1s- has become purely meBhanicaL
| gastTheO-Softs ';sex was the queen's uncle, ad we Also In exerolsng the other ""
U lUa C l t, all know what deference Ig paid to and In doing a sum we arrive at a
O Ur- Usuch rank in England, and Lord Du, correct solution without having to
WWM ham was a commanding gure at think out tho rationale of the opera
that time In England. tion, as we did when taught arith-
There begins In the January "Cen- metic at school. The savin to the
tury*" publication of some delightful- AN ALCOHOL SCHOOL t Intellectual eentrea wtich detl with
ay written letters by Mrs. Baele To Teach Farmers How to Make the questions and affairs of every moment
Coles Stevenson. wife o the Amerl- Denatured Artlete. tlset o enormous In consequence of
can minister n London, 1836-41. The The Government has now opened this division of labor. The centre@ in
letters have been arranged by Wil- ts alcohol edhool n the city of question are left free to ezerclse judg-
lsan L. Royall, who says in his in- Washington for the instruction of the meant and to engage in the highest
n the year 1836 President Andrew people of the United States in proper operation of our conaclous life.
In the year 186 Prewsident Andrmethods of making and using the I the brain structure we actually
Jackson appointed Andrew Stevenson' denatured product. fnd centres which discharge these
a distinguished Virginian, as American For this purpose a model still has automatic duties and play the part
minister to England. and this pote been erected close by the Department of private secretaries to the head
be occupied until 1841. Mr. Steven- of Agriculture which IA big enough of the mental firm. Even when we
of Delegad been sofirginia,kr of th o to work up twenty-five bushels of .eme to higher brain operations a-
of Delesatf.of Virintat membr or corn a (lay, converting that quantity like principle prevails.
Congress from ithat State, and for of grain into seventy-five gallons of Oentres are set apart for govern
several teriis spcuaker of the Unitel 95 per cent. alcohol-that is to say, Ig muscles, others receive message
States Hious of Replrsentatlves. 1 95 per cent. pure. The plant repre trom organs of sense, and others
Married for his s-'cond wife' Miss sents the smallest outfit that can be again, sitting in the judgment seat.
SBllie ('ol],s. of Gr., Mountailn, Al- conducted profitably on a commercial report upon information received.
boeinarl County. Virginia, who was scale
a minn1er of on0 of th oldest and The farmers cannot very well see ODD HAIR DRESSING STYLES.
most pirominin'iit Virginia families. It for themselves, so arrangements
* ,-.... t--_ ..-.-. .. _,--,. ,. ...- Coiffure That at a Distance Looked
The( po It lon and personal attrao-
tlons of the miniistor aind his wife
E(x)nI gained them idlinssion to the
.son's Ile tvs plr iilnt an interesting
diii l at t.ractive pecture of English
ho ,'b s and the' inn,'r life of the aris-
tocracy. Shie was deeply religious,
1t1i( i tone* of dtlvout )lety runs
through herr letters. The following,
taken frnmt one of them written in
October, IS :,., frmin the country
house of Lord Durham, describes a
"A large party to dinner. After
the gentlemen joined us, when the
Duke of Sussex. Lady Durham and
myself mwero sitting together and
forming a social trio, Lord Durham
came in with his Imperial air and
said, 'I do not know whether your
royal highness objects to cards on
Sunday evening; for myself I think
there Is no greater harm in playing
on that night than any other.' 'Nor
I,' said the duke. 'If it is wrong to
play on Sunday. It is equally wrong
to play on Monday or any other
night.' I felt distressed. Thinks I
to myself. 'What shall I do?' At
that moment the duke appealed to
Lady Durham, who gave a faint as-
sent to, yhat he had said. I,. of
course, was silent when his roya!
highness, suddenly loaning forwr',4
from the immense arm-chair in whloll
he was half burled, addressed me.
'1 think, my dear madam, it is cot-
sidered a sin to play any game on
Sunday in your country.' I replied
instantly in a calm, earnest and em-
phatic manner, so that, although a
little deaf, he did not lose a word:
'Your royal highness Is right. We
think it a violaUon of that command'-
ment which bids us to keep holy the
Sabbath day, and we also think it is
setting a bad example to our de-
pendents. who cannot so well discern
S Ibetween right and wrong.' The o!J
gentleman drew himself back In hil
Chair and remained silent for sev-
S oral lautes. A solemn pause ea-
S *ed, and I felt almost frightened
at what I had done. Still. I did not
S regret It. In the meantime the ser-
vants had set out the tables, but no
o'n approaohed them, nor was the
UneIst ealusion made to the esult
Jeat agel. The duke did not retire
vtA hei usual hour, and contained
t0lseannmt conversation all the even-
,t, tag, every now and then speaklag
S ithb ht us l kadapes to me; and
vw a he rose to retre he called out
t," oe, aUa$ 'Where Is Mrs. Stev.
S asp saj wo ladvaAeed fr03 a
peI had been looking at
"ftag Marys. he
nave ween mane uy wunCu they uaM
learn about it. Agricultural experts
from the experiment stations in every
one of the States are to go to Wash-
ington. says Suburban Life, examine
the alcohol making outfit, see how It
works and listen to a course of lec-
tures explaining its management. It
will be their business when they go
home to teach the farmers how to
put up and how to operate plants of
Inasmuch as such a plant could not
be erected for less than $2,500 It is
obvious that the ordinary farmer
would not be able
struct one of the
to afford to con-
here is the point-a group of farm-
ers, representing a small neighbor
hood might easily do so.
Then they would bring their corn-
stalks and other such refuse to the
"mill" and receive In return the al-
odhol. It Is a simple method which
farmers have long bedn accustomed
to adopt where flour and other nee.
essarles were concerned.
The farmers are eager to find a
cheap source of energy. Nowaday*
multitudes of them use gasolete for
such purposes as grinning feed, cut,
ting fodder and running the corn
sheller, circular saw, horse clippei
A farm In these times Is more or
less of a factory. By gasolene is
expensive. Alcohol sl comparative-
ly .cheap and when manufactured
from the farmer's own vegetable re-
fuse it would cost next to nothing.
In Prance there are 27,000 annmer
distillers who make aloebe for iS-
dustrial purposes from molases and
sugar beets. It is hig t Uw that
this Idea was turned to profitable as-
count in the United States. Rette
apples, frost bitten potatoes, stale
watermelons, cornstalks and cobs
and every other kind of vegetable
refuse are available for this purpose.
SECRKTARItU TO THE ftAIN*;
Centres Whilh, Onee Taught, Attead
AIWa" to Same Detas.
Habit Is the aoqem e t Ofa a
ilAest-ke or automatic power o poe
forming certain duties. Aeties wl6eb
we have at faet to *etEaide o' La
tellectu eentre to be awe to
fomes aue iatemay d a' e
o s aiy, t to me Cd r
Indem V wh b Intet ot nM to
isatarre wt the mtMoe e0
torma e ot te e b "o w am, 5Leo
1 1W ftt-- apt
tam -e *A N .
s am &o imeiag wrSUat q U.
Like the Rising Sun.
"One of the most interesting things
that came under my observation was
the odd manner in which the people
wore their hair," said Dr. Harry Dor.
sey, describing a recent valt to New
Guinea and the leading traits and
dharaeteristics of the InhabKants,
iokewn as Papuans. "One type wore
the hair standing up from the head
at a -length of seven inches or more.
It was trimmed with wonderful regu-
larity and with mathematical accur-
acy. The hair was greased with
cocoanut oil and painted red. At a
Sditahce it looked like a rising sun.
Another type of the inhabitants
who wear their hair in an unusual
fashion was described by Dr. Dorsey.
"Starting from the forehead," be
said, "the hair is brushed back over
the ecalp and hangs down to the
waist. It is a perfect mass-an in-
tricate Jungle. I am sure it was never
combed and it was impossible to run
the fingers through it.. At a distance
it looks like a cap with the visor
"One other odd type of hair dress-
Ing-coiffure, if you will-was ob.
served on this visit. The hair was
gathered at the front and back, then
brought together above the head,
where it was enclosed in a basket-like
cylinder. The end spread out aboet
two Inches. Apparently these caps
are never removed from the head."-
Court Could Not Count.
Bailiff Herman Witt called his usual
"Hear ye, hear ye, this court is now
open pursuant to adjournment."
Judge Babcock looked over 'the
lawyers, then turned to the Jury and
noticed there was one vacant chair.
He s'mnmoned Witt and asked where
the missing Juror was.
"Haven't seen him," replied Witt,
and he started for the jurors' lounge
lg9 room to find the missing man.
Nowhere could the Juror be found.
The judge was displeased, but there
*eemed,to be nothing to do but wait.
After an hour's wait Witt engaged
in eCoversatlos with so0.e peron
standing in the room and remarked
that they were waiting for the
"Why, there are 13 chairs Ina the
Jury box," remarked the visitor.
ure enough, somebody had plac-
ed aw emira shair thee, and the ftll
erym mw bono preet ainee the opeo,
in of eourt-Cleveland Press.
Who are te els greatest omen In
Amderlat is the question being die*
4m0ed 0t aow by the elubwomen
of thos o try.
B SINE8S, no mL -I
whwe oosted. If yu d
sir to el mad dw
* oaiption and prie..
IF YOU WANW
Property of any kindj, aay
where, let us know yotr
wants, we can fill you
requirements and-save you
time sad money.
SDept o, .Bagko Cmigmu'
HOT AND COLD
IT MIGHT PAY YOU
TO SHIP YOUR
Mr Mtemd= ti or s y Iaer
rumtl wes..lo .te OwithOdes
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more aef wouM be *stuck Wth a
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l-h luram MM TdqurIh M a th, FL.
TIME TRIED AND
" FIRE TESTED.
HA LiHlO Wmm C.
ns lite hrnsuC.
G.Lopr Bailey, MIr.
Soft and Stiff
of Latest Vogue
Peters Brotherhood and Sweet Orr
Look for Trade Mark on Crown and Label.
The Most Healthful and Refreshing Drink.
The only authorized bottlers are
T ph Faltia Coca Cola Bo iig Cot
EDWARD KUMM-R, Prop.,
Mhnmfacturers of Ginger Ale and Soda Waters.
Hanan, Ralston, B. & P. Kor-
rect Shape and W. L.
ACCOUNT INAUGURAL CURIDMONIEB
Tlokets on sale February 28th, March lst, 2nd and 3rd, final limit to
reash original starting point not later than midnight, March 10th.
Great Military Parade.
For further Information, reservations, etc., call on nearest ticket
eagt, or write
A. W. PRITOT, division Passenger Agent, Jacksonville, Florida.
W. J. CRAIG, Paosnee r Traffo Manager, WUinigton, N. C.
T. C. WHITE, General Pass enger Agent.
0 S AM& t:PYATTWSMTIN
We Sell It Under This
We pMarantee that these six pairs of This guarantee is made with the die.
Heleppesf eox or stockings will need tinct understanding that all the hose
ne d0min for six months If they In each box must be worn by one per.
should, we agree to replace them by son only. Therefore each lot must con.
new onea, upon surrender of the pur. sist of one size.
oehse ieket with the worn pair and
one coupon, provided they are return. REMEMBER WE GUARANTEE
ed to us within six months from date
of sale to the wearer. THEM.
Trunks and Bags.
M4 PWn lW bm ys our very bet and prompt care.
!C JA ONVILl. .FLLA.
4 "'=S $5 e
R. S. Mooney
BSuccessor to W 0. Bnow & Co.
Next door Kennerly.
Took et the ta Mateo FrWit Co
offers one of the very best opportual-
ties for profitable investment to be
found in Florida. Write tor partifulare
to Ban Mateo Pruit Co,. an Mateos
ORANGES PACKED IN
YOUR OWN BRAND
25c to 50c
Extra per Box
The Jersey City
IS NOW READY TO RECEIVE OR.
DERS for FUTURE DELIVERY. IT8
CUSTOMERS KNOW THEY WILL
RECEIVE FAIR AND
SEST QUALITY PAPER;
'4a aaybegy tell s e for two
said this young sea, "on whido side
of the lady I should place myself
when we walk In the public "ireeter
"I have a very clear nation about
this myself. I say that the gentle-
man should walk at the lady's left
hand, she at his right, for this rea.
"It is the rustcm In this coun-
try for people meetoig to turn to
the right. Now, In doing this, a man
with a woman on his right arm would
present himself ai a shield against
crowding or Intrusion from anybody
passing from the opposite direction;
if there was a collision or crowding
on the passing side the man would
be thee to take the shock, and the
woman would be held always safely
away from It, or even from the
ruffling of her apparel.
"But people toll me I'm foolish.
Thpy say the man ought always to
walk on the s!de of the woman to.
ward the curb, no matter on which
side of her that brings him, whether
on the right or the left The dan-
ger, they say. Is on the curb side,
where the traffic Is, the horses and
trucks and wagons and carriages and
automobiles, and the mud spatters.
"I think the idea Is wrong, and
then the man's keeping always on
the curb side Involves more or less
changing. See what happens when
they cross the Ftreet and walk on
the other ride. Then the man has
to run around hor, doesn't he?
Change position then to get on tle
outside; and what is more ridiculous
than to see a mian prancing around
a lady to change from one side to
the other to get next the curb?
"No, sir; I don't see the curb theory
at all. My idea is that the man
should walk with the dady at his
right side always, that in this way
he can be her best protection and
defender. But I would really like to
have somebody tell me which is
right for sure."-New York Sun.
More Literature for the Blind.
What is to be knwc'wn as the New
York system of "point reading" read-
ing for the blind has been perfected
by William B. Wait, principal of the
New York Institute for the Blind, and
B. B. Huntoon. the superintendent-of
the American Printing House for the
Blind, at Louisville. By cheapening
the cost of printing such literature
the system is expected to permit
many blind persons to purchase read-
Ing matter. The Sunday school les-
sons in the new "point" system, for
the blind will 'be sent to press in a
week, and it Is expected that the en-
tire system of religious Instruction
for the eighty thousand blind persons
in the United States will undergo
Hitherto, because of the raised sur-
faces, only one side of the paper could
be used, making the cost of a book
or paper for a blind reader & large
item. The New York system is so
arranged that both sides of the paper
can be used. The embossing on one
side of the page is between the lines
of the embossing on the other. The
cost of production will be reduced by
fully 40 per cent.-New York Trib.
A Measly Trick.
If You Don't Find Whet sR
Want. Write IUJ.-',.
No. 8. 10 acre, aouse, barn, etc,
11T A. Cleared. ne farm land, 3 1-2
miles from postodflce. Good location
fer any one wanting to raise cattle
or sheep. House two stoerle, 16x30,
with 14 two stories, 15x21. Price
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No. 4. ,5600 acres, river 3I ilde, ^R.
I. one side, fence 1 smile Would ftn2ce
I alL For catle ranch, coido't be
b"t Has I million feet pine, 1 1-2
EUillbn cypress, I million feet of ash,
guma, hiokory maple, magnolia, otu.
Good wharf, 8-room house end farm
About 60 A. Under fence. The price,
$5.00 an acre. If you mean business
some and see this.
Cottage, two bed rooms, kitohen, din-
fng room and large living room, about
two acres land recently set out in or-
ange trees, nioely situated id center
of town. Cottage furnished. For rent
or sale. Photo.
Stock for sale it a stock company
that is growing oranges and grape.
fruit. Started business five years
ago and from 2 per cent paid the 1st
year the stock paid 10 per cent the
4th year. Shares are $100 each. Send
Ko. S Pineapple lands In Dade
county, on railroad. 6 acre lots, $20
per acre. If you want plneappje land
or a pinery already la bearing, write
41. A pretty little grove with fine
location for house on river bank,
$3,000. About 500 boxes fruit this
season. Wharf on the property and
new packing house.
A good hotel man to put a little monm
ey and his time winters into a hotel
company to build and run $20,000 to
$25,000 hotel. A man with less than
$5,000 need not wrte.
Xo 2. About 60 acres, some Uit
beT, 18 A, fenced and cultivated. Hous4
at about 6 rooms, barn, eto., witta 0o%
tles of postofle and depot. A bar
gala at $100.00. Terms i dilrod.
-a M o
i You Want a Home hi Plorida, Cmwn to Sin Mate
and see what We Have to Offer. You Wll
Make a rtltakk 9f You Don't
Real Estate Agency,
SAN MATHO. FLA.
BEACH & MILLER LINE.
Send for Samples and Prioes.
* THE JERSEY CITY PRINTING 00.C
JERSEY CITY, N. J.
' -AN MAT-O IOAM.
NMe better. See ad o page nI&t
1W prieow aad dample boae. Give
0Am a trial. 8. W. ROWLBT. I
HOUSES TO RENT.
rlUshe, comfortable, aioely t
1. W#*e RNAL aTTATU AOUN
#0 twoo. fL, .I
A Kansas City boy told the teacher
that his sister had the measles. The
teacher sent him borme and told him
to stay there until his sister got
well. After he had skipped joyfully
away another boy held up his hand
and said: '"Teacher. Jimmy Dolan's
sister what's got the measles lives la
Omaha."-Kansas City Star.
s o the bet boum to haadlet
mmet0 aof oramns ad veTOtableL
Write them today. Taher n
Eso ITT e O OMPAYt.
10 flm l '.L. UbAmoee. Mw,
Los". Jtehsovm 0 *1.0,9S: I0e
lasv. Grems 0o0egho. is: "in
lamve Paltka r*. A 3. .8630ops
US" onmM m" t & x 0.8: Sgm
A"I" o keu city OK a vV: 009m
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Iao pesst city .,
Lsvo qw ai mats.
lAmb Palath ..0:. Ow
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J a TOWAIDS k JsknosvUADAM s AS*,.* Psatha
.I. W. LL, Ges.01L .. Creoseest Gtg.
THE ST. JOHNS RIVER BY DAYLIGHT,
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smo traot, oA of s 0 s sa
Mafteofor oaes or f
10 areas cleared, aem iM beat f
shap. ba"o" d emg "hoeae.
No. 9-4,80. saom g lad suitable tot
aWttle raMh; some of the test W
&oa lad. small otaage grove, Slowig
wls. of purt ster, frotaUa on OL
h6as rivr with FHorda IMut CoMtA
ilOWay mrualag through the property.
Ask the price.
Do you want an Interest In bearip
eagw grove? No better Investrimt
i Florlda. Write for partlIulars **
UMato of profit, expenses, etc.
No. 100. 20-room house. Cost over
3,600.00 to build. 85 acres land.
1.00 pech trees just planted. 204
young orange trees. Barn new rool
last year. Nice location; shelled
street aad sidewalk on front. Price
$3,500.00. A good opening for some
one to makt expenses by taking
boarders while fruit trees ore coming
into bearing. Easy terms. Photo.
Buy your ticket to San Mateo; see
what we have to offer. It costs less
than to go farther south and then come
No. 1. Buidlaig lat, sUlM feet
for $1U eah. eInd for plat
We have properties runnlag from
a few hundred to $18,000. Write =s
about price you would want to pay
for a place and we will write you
about what we have around your fig-
There are orange groves here that
are paying from $100 to $1,000 per
A Boston gentleman came down in
December for his health, bout 10
acres of land for $e00, bad t eet out
to oranges and arpe~ruit; and before
he left in spring Gould have sold at
enough profit to have paid all his ex-
penses for the winter. He refused to
YOU WILL USE
WHY NOT NOW?
S. W. ROWLEY.
COMFORTABLE BOARDING HOUSE
. OPEN ALL THE YEAR.
HEALTHY, high pine woods country. Convenient for side trip to *t
Augustine and all East Coast points. Ocklawaha and St. Johns River steam.
ets stop at the whart GOOD HUNTING, some fishing; guides and dogs
ean be had on short noUti% 400 sores.
OF ORANGE GROV ES.
House Is situated in 15-are Orange grove, one block from Depot, 84
mile from River.
Rates: $10.00 per week; $2.00 per day. For reservations writeR
DR. E. E. BANKER;
San Mateo, Florida
Made from the Genuine Havana
Leaf at San Mateo, Fla.
NO 2peimen They han b on othe market for years
At all the great hotelat the est Oast.
At the Club House of the Florida Autoiaoble AuOcsatlo
oan DaytouOrauond Bsh.
Oa board the famous s. Johns tad Ocklawaha River
B Y* Uniot News Company os the I Wa tr tea ;
At all nrt elas Hotels, Clubs end 4gafel
The Flortda Thst kaows sad loves them well W.3y
doat yOU get aoluainted
or ooevealemeo of our mail order bseas we put me of
eur bet brands nla bao of I egars* each and will delrwer
Se saaywhere In the United t0tates at following prices:
Sof 11 Paetelas for 75 cents, retail plee 10 eaMtC.
u Puriltaos for T ooedtA, " 10 4 <
t. C(lb Iuse 1.00 rental prioe 15 ents, N N
Iavtnelbles $1.5 tall prio 10 oents.
Itepweal $1.5. retail pri c 0 eat&.
8. W. ROWLEY,
San Mateo, Florida.
AIR iINE RAILWAY 0
SyVannab, Columbia, Camden, .Southorn
Pin Raleigh, Richmond, Washington,
Balimore, Philadelphia, New York.
THREE ELEGANT TRAINS DAILY.
Seaboard Florida Limited
Seaboard Express N
* Seaboard Mail
MODERN PULLMAN EQUIPMENT
~S f ABOARD FLORIDA LIMITED. Solid PullmAi Vestibuled
Sl t. Augustine and Jack sovillle to New York via Richmond
4 Washington. Dining car (a la carte service), Doublo Drawing
SRoom, SleepIng Cars, State Room and Observation Car. Leave St.
FAUZUtlBa 11:60 a. m. and Jacksonville 12:G5 p. m. daily, including
|hr full information and sleeper reservations, call on any agent,
Seaboard, or writo:
8. 0. BOTLSTON, JR.L Assistant General Passei.ger Agent,
ARE THE VERY BEST I1ADE FOR
Citrus Fruits and All Crops.
ITHY ARB AS GOOD AS THE BEST MATERIALS AND MOST APPROVE.
MD METHODS OF MANUFACTURE CAN MAKE THEM. WRITE POR
OUR BOOKLETS AND PRICE LIST.
SANDERS 'FERTILIZER CO.
O0 ICO AND FACTORY ON VIADUOT,
DesleIn Lh itag MatufiI s
ARE YOU A SUB3SCRIBER]1l?
02- 101 .164 416 Im"mm, MUNWO
*i 'of the Right Varietie
qThey pay for the
pA y home, for preserving,
for canning, for local I
and distant markets if
WQEv~.y farm should have some. qWe have the right
vwrietds, the right trees. They Growl They Bearl
Thq are Griffing's Qalityl They are Good! They
are TRUE to NAME qCatalog of PEACHES and
other Fruit, Nut and Ornamental Trees free.
The Griffin Bros. Co., Jacksonville, FIa.
The Igorrote regard dogs as the iblatest of food.-WoWM 4o-de.
No More Mall on Floor.
A simple and yet convenient de-
Vice that will be found useful In
offese has been patented by a Boston
Will Not Deface Door.
man. This is a letter catcher that
can be affixed to the office door and
will catch the mail as it is dropped
4brenak the slot. The o weeA
net fastened to a circure ri o
metal or wood. Two hooks.
something like the letter "*8,"t
the frame in place on the door, oa
end of the hooks holdnlag the tr adM
the other end passing through the
letter drop. With this receptacle it
posMtion the mall drops into It lasted
of on the floor, and Is lane dasner of
being torn when the door is opened
In the morning, a Is sometimes the
-ease where there Is a large pile 6f let-
ters lying In the way. Another ad-
vaatse of the contrivance Is that It
can be put up or taken down In an
Instant, and does not scratch or de-
face the door In any way. It nend
not bang I1 position during the day,
if omsldeied unsightly or in the way,
but ma bp hooked itto plas whenb
the owner leaves the office at nilht.
I the screw and hold It Arm, quite over-
looking the fact that the fault lies
with the screw head and (lot. A
Canadian Inventor now- bifge out
the final and greatest of all recent
lappovepaents In morews the re-
cesed head. As shown in the illus-
tration It consists of a square hole In
the head of the screw and a square
pointed driver which fits tightly Into
it, allowing the operator to drive a
screw easily, safely and accurately in
the most difficult places, or even In
the dark. It adds much to the ap-
pearance of the finished work and is
practically, indestructible, as driving
does not injure the screw in any way,
It Is claimed that this screw can be
driven as rapidly as an ordinary nall,
Furniture manufacturers, electricians
and builders will find this screw an
improvement over the common screw,
eliminating the losses bow suffered
from the slipping of screwdrivers oft
of their slots.
THE NEW REFUSE RECEPTACLES
S 7 M .1 V ,.
New Waste Baskets of Paris-Type
Used on the Boulevards.
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seawns productions far
surpass any prev4u season nReu-
ty, and variety and we-arepteam to
announce that we I hve.114hat
is worth having at
Beautiful new Poplins, In pla~
Linens, S;ti Repp
Piques, Madras, Fancy Wash .opds
and all the pretty new White o ,
WASH SUITS aid
many other new things now In.
Come and make .your Itlon
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